Firefox is our RIA platform, Mozilla

“This is where we think the future of the Internet is going -- you can start to see these applications breaking out of the confines of the browser space, and try to move onto the desktop,” says a key Mozilla engineer. In a recent interview, BetaNews talked with Mozilla's own staff “phenomenologist” (that's literally his […]

“This is where we think the future of the Internet is going -- you can start to see these applications breaking out of the confines of the browser space, and try to move onto the desktop,” says a key Mozilla engineer. In a recent interview, BetaNews talked with Mozilla's own staff “phenomenologist” (that's literally his job title), Mike Beltzner, and its director of engineering, Damon Sicore, about how their organization intends to be intentionally evolving Firefox into an RIA platform in its own right -- one which itself is written in JavaScript.

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