"The ubiquitous Mozilla is a magnificent lizard that has changed
his spots and morphed substantially since his early days as the
fledgling Netscape browser code name. In his current incarnation,
the many-faced Mozilla is the application programming framework or
stage upon which the Netscape 6 web browser suite is based.
Mozilla, itself, is a browser suite as well."
"Mozilla also refers to the organization and community of
developers who produce the Mozilla code and products. And Mozilla
is the Project encompassing Mozilla software development. Here, in
Part I of our Mozilla series, we look at the Mozilla Organization
and the Mozilla Project."
"In part what makes the emerging Mozilla application
programming framework so important is that it is compiled to run on
Linux, Mac, Windows and various other platforms. That means
Mozilla-based applications, in effect, are cross-platform