NewsForge Interviews Mike Schroepfer on Mozilla Firefox

Friday August 4th, 2006

NewsForge has just published an interview with Mike Schroepfer, the Mozilla Corporation's vice-president of engineering. Mike spoke to NewsForge's Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention 2006 conference in Portland, Oregon (north-western United States) last week. In the discussion, Mike talks about cooperation with Linux distributors that package Mozilla Firefox, security flaws, future JavaScript developments and the plans for Firefox 2.0 and 3.0. In addition to the textual portion of the interview, NewsForge has also published a video of Mike answering some questions. Running to almost four minutes, the audio-visual segment of the discussion covers upcoming features in Firefox 2.0, user adoption of the open-source browser and future challenges. Mike also provides more details about the JavaScript upgrades. The video is in XviD format and weighs in at 2.09MB.