Mozilla chair defends Firefox rapid release process

The Mozilla Project’s recently implemented rapid release schedule for the Firefox web browser has met with its share of criticism, from complaints by enterprises to problems with add-on compatibility. However, Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, defends the project’s move to the accelerated schedule, acknowledging that “these issues are complex and difficult”.

“A browser is the delivery vehicle for the Internet. And the Internet moves very, very quickly. Philosophically, I do not believe a product that moves at the speed of traditional desktop software can be effective at enabling an Internet where things happen in real time.

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