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 <p>This new technology started out as a time-saving technique and turned into one of Mozilla's most powerful innovations.  Mike Cornall, in an article  <p>This new technology started out as a time-saving technique and turned into one of Mozilla's most powerful innovations.  Mike Cornall, in an article
about Mozilla published on LinuxToday, summarizes the history of XPFE well when he says: 'The application platform capabilities of Mozilla came aboutpublished on LinuxToday, summarizes the history of XPFE well when he says: 'The application platform capabilities of Mozilla came about through a happy
through a happy coincidence of Open Source development, good design, and far-sighted developers who were paying attention.'coincidence of Open Source development, good design, and far-sighted developers who were paying attention.'
   
<p>When they started work on XPFE Mozilla engineers were trying to create a more efficient process that would save them time and effort, but this<p>Mozilla engineers were trying to create a more efficient process that would save them time and effort, but this technology ended up having the
technology ended up having the unintended consequence of lowering the barriers to entry for application developers.  To better understand this happyunintended consequence of lowering the barriers to entry for application developers.  To better understand this happy coincidence and why it can be so
coincidence and why it can be so useful for developers it is necessary to take a closer look at what XPFE is made of.useful for developers it is necessary to take a closer look at what XPFE is made of.
   
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