Mozilla Firefox Convert Robin Bloor Switches to Mozilla Thunderbird

Wednesday April 21st, 2004

Robin Bloor was so overwhelmed by the response he received to his recent article about Mozilla Firefox that he has written a further column about the Mozilla project. As well as promising to try tabbed browsing, Bloor also announces that he has switched to Mozilla Thunderbird and gives a brief (but not always accurate) history of the open source project.

#10 Not accurate?

by neilparks1

Thursday April 22nd, 2004 12:10 PM

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Where was the history not accurate? In the earliest days, it was Netscape, not Microsoft, that first polluted HTML with proprietary extensions. On Win 3.1, Netscape Navigator was bloatware, requiring the gosh-awful Win32 extension to the OS. MSIE for Win 3.1 was slim and fast by contrast.