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

#79 How silly??!

by durbacher

Thursday April 8th, 2004 12:59 PM

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geraldb goes on and on asking for why he cannot use the term "XUL" for things that aren't XUL. <…718347&forum_id=32541> took place in January and Hixie quite clearly showed how geraldb fails to justify his usage of "XUL".

Funny is that almost exactly the same sequence of forum posts happened half a year before: <…essage.php?msg_id=5148075> geraldb had made up a different example, but already there his reasoning was shown to be wrong.

Who wants to bet that geraldb will not have new examples and again be rebutted? This annoing guy wants to exploit Mozilla's fame to get famous himself. Fine, geraldb, so after mangelo you are the next famous pain in the ... of everybody working hard to make Mozilla a success. Well done, but you will vanish as mangelo (virtually) did. And there will be others...