Readings for Lunch — [ 19 Apr 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY

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History of the browser user-agent string

And behold, then came a new web browser known as “Mozilla”, being short for “Mosaic Killer,” but Mosaic was not amused, so the public name was changed to Netscape.

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Maintaining An Independent Browser Is Incredibly Expensive

I worked at Mozilla for a long time. Over the last five years, we were constantly butting up against headcount limits, having more work than we had people to do it. 1,200 people is barely enough.