Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Aug 2012 00:20 UTC, submitted by Markus Su
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla's Dave Mason, when asked by derStandard.at what the most scary part of Firefox' roadmap is: "It has to be Firefox OS which is a huge step for Mozilla. It is exciting and scary at the same time. This is the first time we had to partner with some other companies to get to the end results so that's a hard transition for us." I commend Mozilla for attempting this. I've been trying out Firefox on my Nexus 7 today, and it's really, really good (save for the interface, which needs some serious Holo love). If this is an indication for what Firefox OS is going to be like - good on 'm.
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bassbeast
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Actually low rights mode on Vista and 7 means YOUR argument is invalid sir. LRM has been out for 6 years now and FF has YET to support anything but running in the higher permissions of the user. Anybody worth their salt will tell you a program should ALWAYS run with the absolute least permissions it can and still function and that isn't FF and hasn't been FF for 6 years now.

So trying to say that because Chrome includes Flash (which every FF user will install into FF anyway, thus negating you entire argument) means its less safe than FF when one runs at a much lower permission level? Epic fail.

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