Not Getting It

Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox for Mozilla, after yesterday’s “Back to the Mac” event:

I wonder when Apple will stop shipping Safari. It’s obvious already from today’s keynote that they’re looking to bypass the web.

I’m not sure he could be more wrong. Apple’s strategy isn’t about bypassing the web or replacing it or anything like that. In fact, Apple, judged by its actions with WebKit, is clearly committed to offering the best web browsing experience — both on the desktop and mobile devices — of any platform in the world. Apple’s strategy is about offering a great web experience and more.

No wonder Firefox is falling in popularity.

Update: Craig Hockenberry points out that Beltzner posted the above tweet using Tweetie for Mac — a native app.

Thursday, 21 October 2010