ANN: DocZilla Alpha 2 for WinNT/95/98 and Linux

Didier PH Martin martind at
Thu Jun 3 23:53:20 BST 1999

Hi David,

David said:

I'll have to reread the Mozilla Public License, but I don't think that
there's anything to prevent a closed-source, commercial product from
embedded Mozilla, as long as any changes to the Mozilla code itself
are made public.

Didier says:
You are right. As you know, Mozilla is made of XPCOM component. Il can make
a new package by replacing an existing XPCOM component or adding a XPCOM
component to the existing ones. In a certain way, you sell your component,
everything else is free. Its like making a car out of component where 99% of
the components are provided by a car component manufacturer and you charge
50 000$ for the mirror :-). So yes you can right we can do that as long as
we don't modify the components made by mozilla group or if we do, we give
back the modified component. But this constraint is not applied to our

Didier PH Martin
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