Ten years ago Monday, Mozilla was launched and its source code was first made available to the public.
Out of Mozilla came such projects as Firefox, Thunderbird, and Bugzilla (close to the heart of many a CNET News.com editor, er, or maybe just a few).
Mozilla is summed up this way in a post by Mitchell Baker, "chief lizard wrangler":
At its inception, Mozilla was:
An open source codebase for the software we call the browser
A group of people to build and lead an open source development effort--the Mozilla Organization (also known as "… Read more