The Boston Globe: Group Aims to Capitalize on Firefox Success
Jan 10, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Following up on the success of the Firefox open source Web
browser, released by the Mozilla Foundation last fall, open source
software developers are readying some new products aimed at a
consumer market still dominated by proprietary software.
"Mozilla, which recently introduced an e-mail program called
Thunderbird, is working to combine it with the foundation's Sunbird
calendar application in a project, code-named Lightning, that could
compete with Microsoft Corp.'s ubiquitous Outlook program.
Lightning's developers are planning their first general-user
release for mid-2005.