The future of the open source Mozilla web browser - and its Firebird and Camino derivatives - appears assured for the foreseeable future with the news that AOL has made a $2 million donation to the new Mozilla Foundation.
The foundation has been established to 'promote the distribution and adoption' of Mozilla-based applications, which include the Thunderbird email client as well as the aforementioned browsers.Read the entire article @ PC Pro
Sun Microsystems and Red Hat Linux will also continue to add their support.
The Mozilla Foundation will be chaired by Mitch Kapor, the designer of Lotus 1-2-3, the spreadsheet application credited with driving the adoption of the PC in business world in the 1980s. Kapor will donate $300,000 of his own money.
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