Sailfish's Mobile Web Browser Released to the Open Source Community
Published on: 11th Feb 2014
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Jolla, a Finnish mobile device and Sailfish OS developer has announced the first internal application project to be open sourced for community.
Te code for the Sailfish Browser can now be found in GitHub version control system. The Sailfish browser has been built on top of Mozilla open source Gecko browser engine, using EmbedLite embedding API (also known as IPCLiteAPI).
"We are very proud to announce this," says Jolla's co-founder Stefano Mosconi. "Our objective with the project is to make this the first step to get official support from Mozilla Corp. to a mobile browser based on Gecko and embedded in Qt."
Starting from now the community can contribute actively providing fixes and improvements to the Sailfish Browser.