Interview With Firefox’s Ben Goodger

I was fortunate to be able to fire off some questions to Ben Goodger, Lead Engineer of Mozilla Firefox by email, for this week’s column on browsers in the Asian Wall Street Journal/WSJ.com (subscription only). Here’s a full transcript of the interview. 1) How different has it been, getting Firefox into shape, than if the …

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News: Netscape Is Dead, Er, Long Live Mozilla

 AOL has effectively killed off Netscape, the browser that started the whole WWW thing, laying off 50 developers and moving what is left of the project — an open source version of the browser called Mozilla — to a non-profit basis, Paul Thurrott of WinInfo writes in its latest newsletter.    AOL purchased Netscape in …

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Software: Mozilla browser gets serious

   The open-source web browser Mozilla is back. The newest release, 1.4, wins the approval of eWEEK Labs, which found the new features “remarkable improvements that enhance what was already the best browser option out there”. These include different launch options for startup, new windows and new tabs, changes in popup blocking and image management, bookmark …

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