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

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

by jgraham

Thursday April 8th, 2004 6:22 AM

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I assume you are aware of the existtence of pyxpcom which allows the creation of XPCOM components in python?

What would be fantastic is a way to use python more generally in the Mozilla framework e.g. for scripting XUL. AFAIK, pyxpcom doesn't allow for this. I think Brendan mentioned this at the recent developer day, so it would be great if you could contribute code to make it happen :)