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CNET News.com: Sun mulls open-source options for Netscape browser.

Thanks to Alvin for
this link.

“Sun Microsystems is pondering changing the open-source
development of the Netscape Communicator browser, a Sun executive
said today.”

“Mozilla.org has guided the open-source development of the
Communicator browser code since Netscape Communications founded the
group in January 1998. Now funded by America Online, the
open-source effort has suffered from a lack of outside developer
contributions, forcing Netscape engineers to do most of the
development work for the forthcoming 5.0 version.

“I’m not sure Mozilla.org is working all that well,” said Alan
Baratz, president of Sun’s Software Products and Platforms
Division. “We’re looking at what the options are.”

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