Firefox: Blazing a Trail to 50,000,000:

“They said browsers were dead. They said open source would never penetrate the mainstream. But you’ve never cared much for rules, have you? And now we’re blazing a trail to 50 million downloads worldwide. As we turn open source into a household word and reassert the supremacy of simplicity, we are making waves—and starting fires.”

More at the site, including a live ticker representing the number of downloads of the little browser that could.

At the time of this writing, there are less than 250,000 to go before hitting the 50 million mark at which time they will celebrate with prizes and all. It will be a fun virtual party to be sure.

Way to go Mozilla Firefox!

NOTE: Originally posted: April 2005 (recreated from mangled original

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