updated 01:40 pm EDT, Tue July 15, 2003
Mozilla.org today announced the launch of a new foundation that will continue to promote the development, distribution and adoption of the Mozilla standards-based Web applications and core technologies, including the Gecko browser layout engine. The will continue and expand on the efforts of Mozilla.org, the group managing the daily operations of the Mozilla project. To help launch the new organization, America Online has pledged $2 million in cash to the Mozilla Foundation over the next two years. Other industry leaders also offered their support to the new organization.