Mozilla's Boot to Gecko. A Golden Opportunity for Linux?
Jul 27, 2011, 00:01 (5 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Mozilla is now in the early stages of building their own
operating system. The initial technical project is being called
boot to Gecko (B2G) after Gecko the core rendering engine behind
It's a great idea and one that Google has already attempted,
twice (ChromeOS and Android).
The basic idea is that the web and HTML5 related technologies
can be the basis of an operating system.
The more complex truth is that underlying hardware on the 'bare
metal' requires more than the web. That's where Linux must fit