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Mozilla Labs has released a prototype conversation aggregator and Web 2.0-style communications platform for Firefox, Safari and Chrome users. The experimental open source tool, which altogether snubs Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, has been dubbed “Raindrop”. Mozilla said it hoped the prototype would “explore new ways to use …


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  1. The BigYin

    Mozilla shuns?

    If they have built to the agreed standards, then they are not shunning anyone or anything.

    If someone decides not to build to those standards and to inter-operate with others, that is entirely their choice and they simply limit their customer base.

  2. Anonymous Coward

    Anti trust time!

    This is obviously anti-competitive behaviour since there is no version for Opera :P

  3. Anonymous Coward
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    Wave lite?

    Sounds almost like the useful parts of Google Wave without the user-baffling conceptual complexity of Wave?

  4. Patrick O'Reilly


    If they built it to an open web standard then surely wouldn't it work in Opera too?

  5. Neil Stansbury
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    Be interested to see how it compares with this client:

    The original version released in 2005 could do most of what Google wave does.

  6. Anonymous Coward

    Which webmaster would...

    ... use a toolkit that doesn't work with a browser that has somewhere between 30-70% of market share?

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    Ah karma

    karma glass-hoppa

    Make it tough on user makes it easy on developer

    Make it easy on user makes it tough on developer

    There should be a theory about conservation of difficulties.

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