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Wired: Mozilla's First Birthday

Apr 01, 1999, 12:49 (0 Talkback[s])
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"A year ago Thursday, Netscape released the source code of its Communicator Web browser. The newborn "Mozilla" project was widely seen as its last-ditch effort to take down Microsoft by enlisting a potential army of thousands of volunteer programmers."

"But there's still no sign of a working consumer version of Mozilla. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, the company fired 850 people.

Wired News spoke with Mitchell Baker, Netscape's "chief lizard wrangler" and point person for the company's various Mozilla projects. For comparison's sake, we asked the same questions of Netscape Communicator product manager Eric Mann."

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