Mozilla Firefox OS: Other consequences of Exitus

Sep

28

2016

The Mozilla Firefox OS is no longer being developed for mobile devices. Well, that’s nothing new, but for some time known . Nevertheless, there have still been loud Mozilla by some parties interested in Firefox OS as smartphone platform. That’s why they called the Firefox OS Transition Project launched to clean up the B2G Code (Boot2Gecko) and leave it to the community as open source project. But there are further developments and pains around the Firefox OS.

Approximately to the Firefox OS TV are cared for by a TV commercial partners and no longer part of Mozilla itself. In addition, we found that it was not worth the Firefox OS for other Connected Devices to develop. Now it wants to take the next step: the code for the Web Platform engine, Gecko, you want to keep together in Firefox yet and drive. To attract the pace here, you will turn out to have B2G code here. According to its own code base will be necessary for the B2G OS. Thus, there is a separate fork of Gecko.

Mozilla warns wistfully that it was clear that there would now be disappointment in those who have been looking forward to a great future for the Firefox OS. In addition, the new decisions would overburden the B2G community. they have however not seen to cause Firefox and Gecko in the best way in a future other way.

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