Full Article Attached Mozilla Looking to Forge Alliances with GNOME and Other Open Source Projects to Combat Longhorn

Tuesday April 6th, 2004

jgraham writes: "Brendan Eich has written an interesting post to the netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey newsgroup outlining some of the plans being made to ensure that Mozilla technology remains useful and relevant in the future. Brendan sees Mozilla developing into an open cross-platform alternative to forthcoming Microsoft technologies such as XAML and is looking to collaborate with other open-source projects to make this happen." The GNOME project is mentioned explicitly. Brendan's message is part of a longer thread about the goals of

#106 Re: Re: Re: I agree with this 100%

by thunderbird

Monday April 12th, 2004 11:05 AM

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Actually no, I have not spoken to python developers, the idea of using python script within a website on the client side could turn out to be very secure, the idea is not to use 100% python API's, we would make python use Mozilla's api, its not something that we would just let run out there in the wild, cuz I think that would cause big shit! (I.E. Comes to mind there). Anyways it was more of an idea and a long way off for the moment, I am more interested in looking at binding mozilla to some form of byte code, I reckon if we can clean up the API to match and better .NET, then implement a decent runtime enviroment to interpret byte codes, I reckon we could give both java and .NET a good run for their money.