MozillaZine Announces Mozilla-Based Nvu Web Publishing Software

Wednesday October 29th, 2003

Michael Robertson, CEO of, has announced that his company is starting a project to build an easy-to-use Web publishing product for Linux. The new application, called Nvu (pronounced 'N-view'), will be based on Mozilla Composer and released under the Mozilla Public License. has contracted Daniel Glazman of Disruptive Innovations to be the lead developer, though the company hopes to attract other contributors. Version 1.0 of Nvu is expected in the first quarter of 2004. See the Nvu FAQ for more information.

#5 Re: So, this is standalone composer...?

by bzbarsky

Thursday October 30th, 2003 10:02 AM

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> it will be open-source, so I wouldn't stress about it too much.

Er... except that changes made to composer for Nvu may not be back-portable to the main Mozilla tree, depending on the license... the result could well be a fork of Editor (and with all of Editor's hooks into layout proper, possibly of layout). Should that be cause for worry?