Salon on Mozilla

Tuesday March 12th, 2002

A number of people have submitted this article, and while it's not really news, it's just another example of how Mozilla is starting to win people over. This is also beneficial to the evangelism efforts going on.

#44 Netlib is also new.

by benb <>

Thursday March 14th, 2002 12:04 PM

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> Several chunks of the new Mozilla were > carried over directly from the old Mozilla > (notably Netlib and the JS Engine)

No, netlib might have been used in very early version of Mozilla, but it was M3, IIRC, when it was replaced by all-new code known as Necko or netwerk/.

> Gecko itself was in development well before > the Great Rewrite began.

Yes, for a few months, IIRC. BTW: the Great Rewrite started some time *after* the open-source project started.