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Not so fast, Mozilla

Netscape pulls the plug on Mozilla's chat and messaging project in what is seemingly the latest in a series of strategic blunders made by the open-source browser developer.

 

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Netscape pulls the plug on Mozilla's chat and messaging project in what is seemingly the latest in a series of strategic blunders made by the open-source browser developer.

"If Mozilla doesn't produce a browser, we're screwed."

- Glenn Davis, founder, The Web Standards Project

 


Mozilla yanks chat proposal
At the request of Netscape, Mozilla.org freezes its effort to develop chat and messaging software only a few days after launching the project.

Mozilla develops chat/messaging software
Mozilla launches an instant messaging and chat project with the stated goal of supporting a wide variety of chat protocols, including the venerable Internet Relay Chat.

Open-source Mozilla browser headed to market
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