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 - update to 90 projects  
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 * In anatomical terms, I think of mozdev, mozilla.org, and mozillazine as three primary organ systems operating together to sustain the flourishing   
 Mozilla community. Without all three of these systems working well we would not be where we are today.  
   
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 <p><font size=+1>Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About mozdev.org...</font>  <p><font size=+1>Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About mozdev.org...</font>
   
 <p><a href="http://www.mozdev.org">mozdev.org</a> is the home of <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">over 90</a> Mozilla-based development  <p><a href="http://www.mozdev.org">mozdev.org</a> is the home of <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">over 90</a> Mozilla-based development
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 <font size="-1">Do you want fries with that project?</font>  <font size="-1">Do you want fries with that project?</font>
   
<p>To keep people informed of the latest mozdev news, a news feed is being set up on the Mozilla DevCenter.  This brief introduction will also<p>To keep people informed of the latest mozdev news, a news feed has been set up on the Mozilla DevCenter.  This brief introduction to mozdev will
provide some background about where mozdev came from, how it fits into the Mozilla community, what you will be able to find on the site, and how youprovide some background about where the site came from, how it fits into the Mozilla community, what you will be able to find on the site, and how
can find out more.you can find out more.
   
 <p>Now that mozilla.org is about to release <a href="http://mozillazine.org/talkback.html?article=2543">Mozilla 1.2</a> and Netscape has come out  <p>Now that mozilla.org is about to release <a href="http://mozillazine.org/talkback.html?article=2543">Mozilla 1.2</a> and Netscape has come out
 with the latest version of their own Mozilla-based browser, <a href="ftp://ftp.netscape.com/pub/netscape7/">Netscape 7</a>, this is a great time to  with the latest version of their own Mozilla-based browser, <a href="ftp://ftp.netscape.com/pub/netscape7/">Netscape 7</a>, this is a great time to
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 <p>At the end of September 2000 mozdev.org went live hosting the original Alphanumerica projects.  At launch it was announced that any other Mozilla  <p>At the end of September 2000 mozdev.org went live hosting the original Alphanumerica projects.  At launch it was announced that any other Mozilla
 developer was welcome to start their own project on the site as well.  In the two years since then, more than <a  developer was welcome to start their own project on the site as well.  In the two years since then, more than <a
href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">80 projects</a> have been started or moved to the site.href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">90 projects</a> have been started or moved to the site and 1 or 2 new projects are added each week.
   
 <p><b>Where does it fit?</b>  <p><b>Where does it fit?</b>
   
<p>There are many different sites that provide information, tools and resources to the Mozilla community.  mozdev does not try to duplicate any of<p>There are many different sites that provide information, tools and resources to the Mozilla community.  Asa Dotzler explains how each of these
the effort already being put into these other sites, but instead focuses on assisting Mozilla application developers.different sites work together: "In anatomical terms, I think of mozdev, mozilla.org, and mozillazine as three primary organ systems operating
together to sustain the flourishing Mozilla community. Without all three of these systems working well we would not be where we are today."
<p>For example, <a href="http:/www.mozilla.org">mozilla.org</a> provides a lot of the same development tools and resources as mozdev does including
<a href="http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/">bugzilla</a>, <a href="http://mozilla.org/cvs.html">cvs hosting</a> and <a<p>Each of these sites serves a different main function.  For example, <a href="http:/www.mozilla.org">mozilla.org</a> provides a lot of the same
href="http://mozilla.org/community.html">newsgroups</a>.  Although both sites have similar tools, the focus is on different things.  The mozilla.orgdevelopment tools and resources as mozdev does (including <a href="http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/">bugzilla</a>, <a
site focuses on developing the core Mozilla source code.  The projects hosted on mozdev create applications and add-ons that are based on top ofhref="http://mozilla.org/cvs.html">cvs hosting</a> and <a href="http://mozilla.org/community.html">newsgroups</a>), but the focus of the two sites
that source code.are on different things.  The mozilla.org site is where the core Mozilla source code is developed.  The projects hosted on mozdev create
 applications and add-ons that are based on top of that source code.
   
 <p>There are also several great Mozilla advocacy sites, including <a href="http://www.mozillazine.org">mozillaZine</a>, <a  <p>There are also several great Mozilla advocacy sites, including <a href="http://www.mozillazine.org">mozillaZine</a>, <a
 href="http://www.mozillanews.org">MozillaNews</a> and O'Reilly's <a href="http://www.oreillynet.com/mozilla/">Mozilla DevCenter</a>, that are  href="http://www.mozillanews.org">MozillaNews</a> and O'Reilly's <a href="http://www.oreillynet.com/mozilla/">Mozilla DevCenter</a>, that are
already providing current news to the community.  The news on mozdev is focused on the projects and tools hosted there, so the mozdev news shouldn'talready providing current news to the community.  The news on mozdev compliments these sites by providing updates on the projects and tools hosted
overlap with the news already being covered by these sites.there.
   
 <p><b>What Is Hosted There?</b>  <p><b>What Is Hosted There?</b>
   
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 <p>In addition to add-on projects, there are a number of projects working on community evangelism and documentation.  For instance, the <a  <p>In addition to add-on projects, there are a number of projects working on community evangelism and documentation.  For instance, the <a
 href="http://eu.mozdev.org">EU</a> and <a href="http://meetzilla.mozdev.org">Meetzilla</a> projects are working on coordinating Mozilla developer  href="http://eu.mozdev.org">EU</a> and <a href="http://meetzilla.mozdev.org">Meetzilla</a> projects are working on coordinating Mozilla developer
 meetings in Europe and in the United States.  <a href="plugindoc.mozdev.org">PluginDoc</a> is a repository of information on how to install current  meetings in Europe and in the United States.  <a href="plugindoc.mozdev.org">PluginDoc</a> is a repository of information on how to install current
and legacy browser plugins, and <a href="http://mozfr.mozdev.org/">MozFR</a> is a project that is translating all current Mozilla documentation intoand legacy browser plugins, <a href="http://mozfr.mozdev.org/">MozFR</a> and <a href="http://polmoz.mozdev.org">PolMoz</a> are projects that are
French.translating current Mozilla documentation into French and Polish respectively.  The recently release <a
 href="http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/mozilla/">Creating Applications with Mozilla</a> book is also hosted on the site.  People are invited to come
 and contribute suggestions on how to keep the book's content up to date as Mozilla continues to evolve.
   
 <p>Some stand-alone Mozilla based applications that are hosted on the site are <a href="http://chimera.mozdev.org">Chimera</a> (a small, fast  <p>Some stand-alone Mozilla based applications that are hosted on the site are <a href="http://chimera.mozdev.org">Chimera</a> (a small, fast
 Gecko-based browser for Mac OS X), <a href="http://jabberzilla.mozdev.org">Jabberzilla</a> (a Mozilla-based Jabber client) and <a  Gecko-based browser for Mac OS X), <a href="http://jabberzilla.mozdev.org">Jabberzilla</a> (a Mozilla-based Jabber client) and <a
 href="http://newsalert.mozdev.org/">newsAlert</a> (an emergency broadcast application that keeps you informed of breaking news).  To find out more  href="http://newsalert.mozdev.org/">newsAlert</a> (an emergency broadcast application that keeps you informed of breaking news).  To find out more
 about the other projects hosted on mozdev, check out the <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">all projects</a> list, <a  about the other projects hosted on mozdev, check out the <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/projects.html">all projects</a> list, <a
href="http://www.mozdev.org/logs/top50.html">Top 50</a> list and the <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/categories/index.html">project categories</a>href="http://www.mozdev.org/logs/top50.html">Top 50</a> list, the <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/categories/index.html">project categories</a>
page.page and the <a href="http://www.mozdev.org/featured/index.html">Project of the Week</a> page.
   
 <p><b>How Can You Find Out More?</b>  <p><b>How Can You Find Out More?</b>
   

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