The fine folks from Mozilla Corp. stopped by last week to show off Firefox
. We made them all gourmet coffee, cleared off the conference table and
had a little sit-down. Just so they knew where we stood, I mentioned the three
to four articles we wrote telling IT to move to Firefox and disable IE until
its security improves (we haven't taken a stand on IE7, but if it's secure and
great, we'll start writing articles about how to move to IE7 and disable Firefox!).
Firefox 2, due this month, has spell-checking, anti-phishing and the ability
to restore sessions.
But the coolest part was when I told them my idea for a file system that would
organize your searches and let you share them with others (I gave this idea
free of charge to Google; however, soon after receiving my suggestion, it
announced it had no plans to ever build a browser).
So imagine my surprise when the VP of engineering said that is exactly what
will make Firefox 3, about a year away, so great. The browser will tag search
results, index and organize your history, and have other cool features that
are hopefully close to the specs I wrote for The
Posted by Doug Barney on October 19, 2006 at 11:52 AM