"As many of you know, I am no longer a Netscape
employee; my position at Netscape was eliminated during the last
round of AOL layoffs. Many people have asked what this means for my
role with mozilla.org.
First, the focus of my role at mozilla.org will change somewhat.
As a Netscape employee, I was in daily contact with a broad range
of Netscape management. Some of this interaction was gathering data
relating to mozilla.org processes, and some of it was acting as the
liaison between Netscape management and mozilla.org. This role as
liaison is at an end; it should be performed by a Netscape
I expect to devote more of my time to other activities that are
critically important to the Mozilla project. These include working
with companies seeking to use Mozilla, serving as spokesperson for
mozilla.org, making our project more transparent and accessible to
newcomers, driving consensus as to how mozilla.org ought to
operate, and pursuing various projects for which I have some