ATTENTION: Write your name in the Firefox code !

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  1. Vishal Gupta

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    Guys!

    Mozilla Foundation is offering to "immortalise" people's names in the code of Firefox 2.0, if they manage to persuade a friend to download its Firefox Web browser before 15 September.

    To commemorate the creation of Mozilla Foundation three years ago, Mozilla announced on 15 July that if Firefox users persuade a friend to download Firefox, both the user and the friends' names will be added to the source code of the latest version of the browser, Firefox 2.

    "Share Firefox with a friend. If your friend downloads Firefox before September 15, you'll both be immortalised in Firefox 2," said Mozilla Foundation in a statement.

    So do it here. :D
     
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    What's the use! Pure unadulterated advertising.
     
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    tarey_g Hanging, since 2004..

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    Firefox has come to these type of gimmicks to persuade users to use their product , lame .
     
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    Who will see your name if it is hidden in scode...

    and if many ppl are gonna do this ff dl size will shoot up to something like

    18 MB...
     
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    kalpik In Pursuit of "Happyness"

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    How will our names be included in Firefox 2?

    If both you and your friend opt-in to have your names included, we’ll add your names to an interactive Firefox friends display that will be accessible from within Firefox 2.
     
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    now firefox is resorting to such things after losing to opera.. :)
     
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    This is just a marketing gimik , Just to attract more users to use their product. One i have given my name to a site which would store my name in a satellite and then sent into the space :p :D.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Chirag bang bang!

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    ^^
    He he. Rofl
     
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    xenkatesh Bewitched!

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    lol a diffrent way to promote...
     
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    If I want my name to be written on the browser I use, I write my own browser.
    That's the way I prefer. I have already created a browser. Also I have my name
    written on it.
     
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    ^^^ yea very true.
    Firefox is open source . why send your name to them. get the source and add what ever you want.
     
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    Vishal Gupta

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    Sorry for the bump :(

    But I was just wondering hv they included the names in ff 2.0?
    Is there any method to see the names? :confused:
     
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