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

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by napolj2

Wednesday April 7th, 2004 12:26 PM

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Well there is a lot more you can do with Gecko than IE4 - XUL, SVG, CSS2, XBL, etc. Most of us have gotten so used to the standard desktop paradigm that it is good to try to think about alternate ways of doing things.