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40 items tagged “mozilla”

The web can eat toolchain bait like this for breakfast.

Mike Shaver # 11th May 2007, 3:43 pm

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 released. Includes Iceweasel (Firefox), Icedove (Thunderbird), Iceape (Seamonkey) and Python 2.4.4 as standard. # 8th April 2007, 6:25 pm

Mozilla Gran Paradiso Alpha 3 Release Notes. New features include animated PNGs, <link rel=“offline-resource”> and the HttpOnly cookie flag which indicates that a cookie should not be accessible to script (borrowed from IE). # 25th March 2007, 9:37 pm

opensource @ Joost. Joost is built on top of Mozilla, Redland, SQLite and a bunch of other bits and pieces of Open Source infrastructure. # 12th March 2007, 1:29 pm

VCS Migration: The Hare and the Tortoise. Bazaar and Mercurial compared from the point of view of importing 1 million diffs from Mozilla CVS. Bazaar’s import is more robust but will take more than a month to complete. # 26th January 2007, 11:44 pm

Correo. New open-source OS X mail client, based on Thunderbird but with a Camino-style native interface. # 12th January 2007, 11:36 am

Introducing Operator. New microformat detecting Firefox extension, developed at IBM and released by Mozilla Labs. Examples are from Yahoo! Local, Upcoming and Flickr. # 18th December 2006, 4:36 pm

Tamarin

On Tuesday, the Mozilla Foundation and Adobe announced the Tamarin project, an open-source ECMAScript virtual machine based on the ActionScript engine used by Flash Player 9.

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Better Metrics for Security—Understanding the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report. Mozilla defends against yet more spurious bug count reports. # 27th September 2006, 9:54 am

Mozilla causing XSS in Livejournal. Their recent worm attack was caused by the -moz-binding CSS property. # 22nd January 2006, 9:37 pm