DragonWriter, you might want to know the person you are talking to is Boris Zbarsky - a lead Mozilla developer for over a decade, member of multiple W3C working groups and generally one of the smartest and most respected figures in the industry. So yeah, I do think you can trust him
Yes, because they believe it is not in people's best interest. All the common problems caused by rapid release schedule are being worked on and will be fixed very soon - silent updates, add-ons compatible by default etc. Disgusting? Chill out.
Well, in that case the bug should be WONTFIXed instead of hanging in limbo. Perhaps dbaron, Hixie and you could sit down and make a decision?
The point was not whether they make profit but whether their decisions are motivated by profit - they aren't. Mozilla Corporation must not put financial profit above the mission stated in the Foundation's statute.
Perhaps you should take your own advice and look it up? Mozilla is a public benefit foundation first. Mozilla Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mozilla Foundation, and as such it must work for the Foundation's mission.
Latest version of Brief is fully compatible with Firefox 3. The speed has been improved, too.