15 September 2008

Should Mozilla Rebrand Itself as Firefox?

Firefox is a massive success in Europe, but what is striking about its adoption is the variation from country to country. For example, in Finland it has a market share of over 45%, while in the UK, to its eternal shame, it is a pathetic 20%. How can such a huge disparity be explained?

Well, I have my dark theories involving Bill Gates and a poodle, but putting those aside for the moment, here's an interesting attempt from Mozilla to find out more....

On Open Enterprise blog.

4 comments:

The Open Sourcerer said...

Yes. And no...

Mozilla have started a right-royal storm with the imposition of an EULA on 3.0.2. Not funny and not nice...

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.0/+bug/269656

glyn moody said...

Yes, there are obviously lots of issues that need resolving here....

Anonymous said...

OMG, not a Eula! The Horror!

Thanks, Stallman.

glyn moody said...

Mitchell Baker, head of Mozilla, has now admitted they got it wrong:

http://blog.lizardwrangler.com/2008/09/15/ubuntu-firefox-and-license-issues/