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Entries for February 2006

Mozilla Foundation activities, week ending 2006/02/10

This is the first in a series of reports describing activities of the Mozilla Foundation; I hope to be able to post these weekly as I have time. These reports are revised versions of the reports that I prepare for the Foundation board, and are intended to supplement other blog postings that I, Gerv Markham, or Zak Greant might make about Mozilla-related activities. ...

Looking for contributors in the open source world

Chris Blizzard recently posted an interesting article "open source is a side effect" in which he discussed the problem of encouraging the growth of open source developer communities in India, and by implication in other countries outside the so-called "developed" world. This is a subject of interest to me in my Mozilla Foundation role, because I think one of the Foundation's goals should be to help grow the Mozilla community, especially in countries where there aren't currently a lot of Mozilla contributors. In general I think Chris comments are spot on, but I wanted to add a few comments of my own. ...

Starting full-time at the Mozilla Foundation

Back in August 2005, when the Mozilla Corporation was created, I began working for the Mozilla Foundation in a part-time capacity. I'm pleased to note that today is my first day working full-time for the Foundation. ...