Gerv writes: Last year, Mozilla started a fund to provide financial support to open source projects they use or rely on, to the tune of $1M. Now, they've extended the program with another $1.25M, and any open source project can apply — as long as what it's doing furthers the Mozilla mission, in the eyes of the awards committee. Deadline for the first round of applications is May 31st.
Gerv writes: The Mozilla Public License is currently being updated from version 1.1 to version 2. MPL 1.1 is not compatible with (any version of) the GPL without multiple licensing. I am trying to find out what projects currently using the MPL 1.1 think about whether MPL 2 should be automatically GPL-compatible or not, so hackers can use their code in GPLed projects.
Gerv writes: "The Mozilla project's Party Tool is now up and running, arrange Firefox 3 release/Mozilla 10th Anniversary parties all around the world at some point this month. The map shows parties in your area; if there isn't one, start one.:-) There are 255 at the moment; for Firefox 2 there were 648 parties with 5754 registered partygoers. So some way to go to beat that..."