Forbes Raves About Mozilla Firebird

Wednesday February 4th, 2004

In the personal technology section of its website, Forbes magazine raves about Mozilla Firebird. The browser's tabbed browsing, popup blocking and integrated search are all given glowing reviews. "If, in its unfinished state, Firebird is this good," Forbes says, "perhaps Microsoft should be worried." Thanks to Darin Fisher for the link.

#4 Firebird/Seamonkey/version confusion

by mbrubeck

Wednesday February 4th, 2004 10:30 AM

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It's a great article. There's one minor point that's a bit strange:

"Firebird is available for a free download from Mozilla and is currently at version 0.7, which means it has not quite reached the point of being a fully stable product. Eventually Firebird will become the default Mozilla browser, although that won't happen before it reaches version 1.5."

It looks like Forbes was confused by statements about the old roadmap. Firebird was going to become the default browser in Mozilla 1.5, not the Firebird 1.5, and in any case that information is out of date.