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Is M12 Alpha?

Thursday December 2nd, 1999

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#26 Why?

by gerbilpower <gerbil@ucdavis.edu>

Thursday December 2nd, 1999 8:24 PM

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Why? One of the goals in Mozilla is to create some of the most cross-platformable code ever written and you can't do that by focusing on a single platform.

Plus Linux (and MacOS) are small but important minorities:

You forget that the majority of IT managers that operate the servers that run the web use Linux, and THEY need a good browser. Even ZDnet highlighted the importance of browsers for IT managers in their "Mozilla does not support XML" limbo, even though the overall article was a flop.

And Macs have the majority in publishing and graphics, such as the place where I work. We NEED a good browser. And although they are not as prominent as they used to be, a lot of schools still use Macs.

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