Mozilla’s Boot to Gecko: a good thing done too late or too early?

ONE OF THE reasons I support Mozilla is because they are open source. I love open source and, like the other billions of people around the world, I prefer everything free. While that is little more than a dream, I believe things like an ad-free user experience, open availability of code and cross-browser/cross-device integration, and boundless development possibilities are terribly important in a wide variety of instances. In this regard, I could only agree with Firefox Senior Director, Johnathan Nightingale, when he said of mobile operating systems and applications, “When you peel back the covers, most… are actually HTML5 with an added veneer for iOS or Android…”

Getting rid of corporate requirements

While Operating Systems like Android are open-source, they are still governed by the requirements of and rules set by a huge corporate like Google. Continue reading