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Mozilla Rewriting A Lot Of Code For Upcoming Firefox V3

Jun 18, 2007, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Mozilla programmers are rewriting a lot of the Firefox code for the upcoming version release of the open-source browser, according to the head of product security at Mozilla.

"Most of the components in the current version of Firefox are being touched, said Window Snyder, 'chief security something-or-other' at Mozilla. She added that programmers are replacing a lot of older code to increase performance, make the code base more modular and handle new security threats, like phishing and malicious Web sites..."

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