Will Firefox be the app that mainstreams open source?


Author: Jay Lyman

Hearing public discussions of Firefox by geeks and non-techies, and reading reports of the rampant growth of the Mozilla Foundation’s browser, one has to wonder whether we may be witnessing the emergence of the first open source application with enough enticement — in safety, efficiency, and “anything but IE” — to draw everyone from enterprise users to proverbial IT grandmothers and pave the way for mainstream open source use.