Former Mozilla Developer Pokes At Microsoft For Firefox Metro Failure

By | March 23, 2014 | 2 Comments


Former Mozilla Developer Pokes At Microsoft For Firefox Metro FailureRecently, Mozilla has announced their plans to abandon Firefox for Metro due to an insufficient amount of beta testers (thousands), which is a pretty low number compared to Firefox for desktop where we are talking millions.

Now, a former Mozilla developer, Brian Bondy, is arguing that its Microsoft strict guidelines and a messy default browser setup process that are partly responsible for the project failure.

His arguments are new nothing new or earth shattering but still something to consider while sipping coffee or tea in early Sunday morning.

Would Firefox for Metro have survived if Microsoft’s guidelines were different?


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  • Marcos

    Is it just me, or is the link to the Brian’s post missing?

  • kież

    At least a couple of people said that they were not “testing” Metro Firefox because it was hardly usable.