Firefox: The ultimate test for open source?
Source: ZDNet UK - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Vendors/Products The adoption of the Mozilla Foundation's browser by millions of non-technical users could be the biggest test yet of open source development.

The news late last week of a potential security vulnerability in the open source browser Firefox led to some fiery and frenetic reader contributions to our TalkBack service.

The majority of replies were from fans of community development, as is usual with articles about open source software; software created by passionate individuals is bound to arouse passion. While many of the replies were fairly constructive, pointing out that the security flaw wasn't actually that severe or highlighting the higher frequency of exploits in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, some of the TalkBack was far less objective.

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