Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
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Tristan Nitot started working for Netscape in 1997, and was one of the first volunteers to work on the Mozilla project that rose out of Netscape's ashes.
He started Mozilla Europe (he's now president of that organisation) and has seen the birth, growth and worldwide success of Firefox from the inside – so who better to ask about the future of the project, how its guiding philosophy chimes with that of Linux and why the folks at Mozilla welcome the competition from Google's mighty Chrome.
He sat down with Linux Format to have a chat.
Linux Format: Could you briefly describe the Mozilla community for us? Most users are happy with the software and don't think about the people behind it.