“But if this is the end of the beginning, what comes next?
“With rather good timing, Mozilla has recently acquired a new
CEO, one of whose key tasks is presumably pondering precisely this
issue. I met Gary Kovacs last week, along with Jay Sullivan, VP of
Products at Mozilla, whom I’d not encountered before, and Tristan
Nitot, whom I interviewed three years ago.
“My main question to Kovacs was easy to ask, but somewhat harder
to answer: What is your strategy for Mozilla? His opening,
explanatory comment was surprising: “the face of the Internet has
changed dramatically, with browsers becoming something less than it
used to be.”