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cometbird - mozilla's web browser

magnetism2772
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Registered: 06-06-2010

cometbird - mozilla's web browser

I've just started using the free CometBird web browser
do others have it and do you use it ?
what do you think about  it ?
is it fast and good?
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pierre_pierre
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Re: cometbird - mozilla's web browser

from what I can see amongst the hype, it has nothing to do with Mozilla
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Re: cometbird - mozilla's web browser

it uses the Mozilla 5 Browser Engine http://welloiledpc.com/cometbird.htm
magnetism2772
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Registered: 06-06-2010

Re: cometbird - mozilla's web browser

thanks
It has private browsing , and a spell checker as standard, and can download you tube videos
I've tested it for viruses and its ok there
so I'll use it
as it will make a change
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Re: cometbird - mozilla's web browser

The CometBird develop page says they follow the source code license of Mozilla, yet they don't make any source code available, which is one of the requirements of the license, and is the general idea of open source.
The develop page then suggests that CometBird is just a re-branded Firefox (no source code changes) bundled with a bunch of add-ons.