Firefox In The Palm Of Your Hand

Firefox In The Palm Of Your Hand

Mozilla developer Mike “schrep” Schroepfer has started discussing the possibilities of a mobile Firefox in a recent blog.

“Schroepfer hinted at a desktop and mobile browsing experience that could be bridged to build a better experience for both. He imagined a world in which bookmarks, history, and extensions from Firefox on the desktop work on a mobile device.

Mozilla plans to give device manufacturers the best of both worlds, Schroepfer said: shared investment in the open-source project plus the flexibility they need to customize the browser for their devices.“


The goal of making extensions that work on the desktop and on a mobile platform sounds quite challenging.  The real limitations might be in the the type of mobile hardware that's available by the time a mobile Firefox is ready sometime in 2008.
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