"Mozilla FireFox, the Open Source browser, was 'officially'
released at the beginning of November. Unusually for an Open Source
product there was also an advertising campaign which
included--believe it or not--a two page advert in The New York
Times. In theory FireFox is a 1.0 release, and tradition insists
that 1.0 releases of PC products are buggy, but I can confirm that
it isn't. I was an early adopter of the product and I have now been
running it under Windows XP for about 6 months. This is the penalty
(or reward) of being an industry analyst--you sometimes become an
early adopter. However, I volunteered with enthusiasm because I had
been experiencing 'pop-up' hell with Internet Explorer and had
become mouse click sick..."