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RebelWebmaster (628941) writes "In a recent blog post, Mozilla developer Brendan Eich discusses in great detail what underlying changes are in order for Mozilla 2.0, which will be the likely back-end for Firefox 4.
So the goals for Mozilla 2 are: Clean up our APIs to be fewer, better, and "on the outside.", simplify the Mozilla codebase to make it smaller, faster, and easier to approach and maintain, take advantage of standard language features and fast paths instead of XPCOM and ad hoc code, optimization including JIT compilation for JS2 with very fast DOM access and low memory costs, tool-time and runtime enforcement of important safety properties.