After the last blog entry I made about FireFox

and its accompanying torrent of responses, I was almost hesitant to

write about Firefox again. But, yesterday marked Firefox’s 1st

anniversary of public release, so I figured I had to at least offer


Until last year the browser wars were basically considered over. Opera,

Safari, Mozilla, and what was left of Netscape  buzzed around IE

like mosquitos around an elephant. Now all the buzz is around Firefox.

Firefox 1.5 is right around the corner. I just downloaded and installed Release Candidate 1.

The installation went well with no big gotchas. As soon as I’ve kicked

it around a while, I’ll give you my impressions – and try to find a

fire extinguisher for  the responses.