Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Woohoo! What I predicted back in July 2006 may be coming true! My original blog entry says:
I think Firefox is well positioned to provide this functionality, and that it may very well become a next-generation operating system.
Think about it. Firefox provides access to your keyboard, screen, files, network connections, and high-level Web content through an abstraction layer on top of heterogeneous operating systems (i.e., Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux). I want to use that abstraction layer from programs!
The article I just read says:
some inside Redmond's walls argue that the Web browser needs to start acting more like an operating system