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Mozilla's vice president of Firefox to leave the company next month

By Himanshu Arora ยท 7 replies
Feb 19, 2015
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  1. Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla's vice president of Firefox, has announced that he will be leaving the company on March 31. He said that the move will not only help him spend more time with his family, but will also allow him...

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  2. Expected.
    oranuro likes this.
  3. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,513   +900

    Remember, if you have an opinion, don't work for Mozilla.
    cmbjive, CanadEan84 and davislane1 like this.
  4. davislane1

    davislane1 Inquisitor Posts: 4,493   +3,492

    Rather if you have an opinion that isn't pre-approved.
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    Firefox gave me too many fits over self-signed certificates on devices I manage daily. I had to switch away from that browser to access these devices. The company's standard cry to contact the manufacture for updates is not helpful. Not when they completely deny me access to these devices. My co-workers and I joke, when you can't access a website, "you got Firefoxed!"
  6. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,513   +900

    or that follows the general consensus
  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,513   +2,307

    Does anything get done at Mozilla anymore? Or, do they just pass around petitions to get rid of, "the boss of the week", based in frivolous, pseudo-ethical, political correctness hysteria ?.
  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,169   +3,261

    They do manage to pump out a new revision every few weeks. So they must find an "I" to dot or a "t" to cross somewhere. As far as actual changes, you got me there. I couldn't say I've noticed any changes other than broken add-ons, within the last 30 revisions.

    Ohh they did manage to include useless (for my part) messaging code recently. I can't imagine why they decided to add conversation code in a browser.

    Edit: I hate automated text editors. There is no way I can make the I in quotes above lowercase.

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