UpdatingFirefox lights up Web browser world
by Joris Evers
NOVEMBER 22, 2004 (IDG NEWS SERVICE) - Firefox 1.0 appears to have sparked new activity in the Web browser market.
The release of the open-source Web browser by the Mozilla Foundation earlier this month prompted Microsoft Corp. to break its silence about Internet Explorer.
...Microsoft has no plans to release a new version of Internet Explorer until the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, which is due out in 2006...
... AOL's browser unit, Netscape Communications, is preparing to preview a new browser based on Firefox. "It is based on Firefox but will be Firefox Plus. It has got improvements beyond Firefox," AOL spokesman Andrew Weinstein said.
The preview, a so-called alpha release, is due Nov. 30. More Details
The only easy day was yesterday.
...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR)