There were also changes in operating system support.
This trademark process led to a delay of several months in the release of Firefox 0.8 when the foundation discovered that Firefox had already been registered as a trademark in the UK including a fan-organized campaign to run a full-page ad in The New York Times.
Although the Mozilla Foundation had intended to make the Mozilla Suite obsolete and replace it with Firefox, the Foundation continued to maintain the suite until April 12, 2006 because it had many corporate users and was bundled with other software.
was chosen for its similarity to "Firebird", and its uniqueness in the computing industry.
To ensure that no further name changes would be necessary, the Mozilla Foundation began the process of registering Firefox as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in December 2003.
There were also improvements in the extension management system, with a number of new developer features.
In addition, Firefox 1.5 had preliminary SVG 1.1 support.
This was done to dissuade end-users from downloading preview versions, which are intended for developers only. This version included updates to the tabbed browsing environment, the extensions manager, the GUI (Graphical User Interface), and the find, search and software update engines.
It also implemented a new session restore feature, inline spell checking, and an anti-phishing feature which was implemented by Google as an extension In December 2007, Firefox Live Chat was launched.
Many of these projects started before Firefox, and probably served as inspiration.
developed their browser to combat the perceived software bloat of the Mozilla Suite (codenamed, internally referred to, and continued by the community as Sea Monkey), which integrated features such as IRC, mail, news, and WYSIWYG HTML editing into one internet suite.
The name Mozilla was revived as the 1998 open sourcing spinoff organization from Netscape.