The History and Status of Mozilla Korean Community

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  • 1. The history and activities of Mozilla Korean Communuty Seokchan Yun Mozilla Korean Community http://www.mozilla.or.kr
  • 2. 尹錫璨 Seokchan (Channy) Yun • Daum.net (2nd Korean Internet Portal, 2004~) I have been at R&D Institute since 2004 Supporting Daum Open APIs and 3rd Party Developers (dna.daum.net) Working at Jeju Island Office (150 / 900 employee) 2
  • 3. • Channy’s Blog (2003~) Subject: Firefox, Web 2.0, Web Standards, Open APIs Subscribers: over 6,000 people • Mozilla Korean Communuty (2002~) 3
  • 4. 1. The History of MoKoCo
  • 5. 1998. Mozilla Source Code • I was interested in Mozilla source code. • But, I was busy for long milestone period. 5
  • 6. about:credits - L10n and CJK printing code - Now, CD Networks CTO - Dev of platform core and i18n code - Now, Google HQ 6
  • 7. 2000~ CHOI’s l10n Kit “Choi’s i10n work for Mozilla 0.9.2.” 7
  • 8. 2002~ mozilla.pe.kr My first work – Mozilla 1.0 Korean Localization for me “I made mine and used too.” 8
  • 9. 2004~ mozilla.or.kr From personal site to community “Gradual increasing of Firebird (Firefox) users” 9
  • 10. • Very hard time Released Mozilla Application Suite, Firefox and Thunderbird in every 3 months at the same time. L10n work ▶Build ▶ Upload to official FTP Some volunteers for QA of each O/S (Linux, Mac) • Developing Community (2003~2004) Opening Mozilla Forum Opening MozillaZine Korean Web Standards Evangelism (Starting point of Korean Web Standards activit) 10
  • 11. Mozilla Firefox 1.0 11
  • 12. MozParty 2 (Firefox 1.0 Release) Dec. 4th, 2004 12
  • 13. • Increasing Volunteers Korean extension site (http://update.mozilla.or.kr) Thunderbird Peer (金貞均, oops) Translation QA (朴燦奎, sushizang) Help translation (朴寅煥, inhwan) • Increasing community members 2003- 120 people, 2004- 760, 2005- 810 2006- 1,020 13
  • 14. 2005~ mozilla.org Design 14
  • 15. Firefox Party (Firefox 2.0 Release) Dec 2th, 2006 15
  • 16. 2007~ mozilla.com Design 16
  • 17. Firefox Annual Party Dec 17th , 2007 17
  • 18. 2. Who are Korean Users?
  • 19. Daum.net / UV 11 millions per day 19
  • 20. Tistory.com / UV 2 millions per day 20
  • 21. Allblog.net / UV 100,000 per day 21
  • 22. Daum DNA / UV 6,000 per day 22
  • 23. Characteristics • Trends of user increasing “Viral marketing” amang famous bloggers since 2004 “Developer tools” among web engineers “Expert users” in general • A number of estimates users 100,000~150,000 (0.5% of Korean Internet users) 40~50% of expert bloggers 23
  • 24. Gap • Cultural gap Between expert bloggers(0.2~0.3 millions) and portal bloggers (3 millions) Firefox users = Geek culture • Usage gap Resistance of install of new program (Most people think IE = Internet) IE-dependant web sites required Active X plugin. 24
  • 25. 3. Why is Small?
  • 26. Factors • Outer Factors Leering IE-dependant after Browser War Not to change to standards methodology because of IE’s backward compatibility Absence of reeducation and self-development of web developers • Inner Factors Rapid broadband penetration – Web has changed entertainment or service oriented. Requirement of rich functions with plug-in technology Take a serious view of efficiency rather than accessibility 26
  • 27. IE dependant sites 27
  • 28. Problem1. Non standards • Critical point W3C DOM vs. MS DOM document.all -> document.getElementByID Microsoft Jscript Character code : EUC-KR vs. UTF-8 • Plug-in point Misusages of Flash technology Windows Media Player plug-in Non standards <object> - not to access video contents 28
  • 29. 29
  • 30. Problem 2. ActiveX • The stern realities Over 30 Active X Plugins installed in general PCs Hybrid development : Web page + Plug-in Top market of VeriSign Code Signing Certificate • Factors Fast building of National PKI system : IE Active X Plug-in Easy download of Active X : High broadband network. Application based web : Enterprise Intranet Entertainment based web : Online game, Chatting • Providers of ActiveX plug-in NPKI: Internet banking, cyber trading, insurance, credit card processing, and E-gov. Entertainment: Game, chatting and messaging, DRM 30
  • 31. 4. Web Standards Activities
  • 32. 1. Standards Forum (2004~) 32
  • 33. 2. Standards Guide (2004~) 33
  • 34. 3. Naver Bug Day (2006) 34
  • 35. Outer activities • Active Web Standards Communities Web Standards Korea – http://webstandards.or.kr CSS Design Korea – http://forum.standardmag.org KWAG – http://kwag.net (Accessiblity) • OpenWeb.or.kr Legal action against Active X technology in public area and fair trading issues in other browsers. Suggestions of alternative technology instead of Active X • Many books over 10 including translation. 35
  • 36. 5. The status of Community and Future
  • 37. Mozilla Local Ecosystem 10 – Products & QA Managers 105 – Contributors in each areas 3,800 – Forum members ~100,000 – Firefox users
  • 38. Community Lead • Product Management Browser/mail/toolkit owner: 2 persons Translation QA, each O/S QA : 5 persons MozillaZine translation and Forum : 3 persons • Contributors Addons translations – kmozup 12 persons MDC translations - mdckorea 67 persons • Forum users http://forums.mozilla.or.kr Total 3,810 persons 38
  • 39. Mozilla Korean Community http://www.mozilla.or.kr 39
  • 40. Mozilla Add-ons http://addons.mozilla.org/ko 40
  • 41. Mozilla Developer Center http://developer.mozilla.org/ko 41
  • 42. Mozilla Support http://support.mozilla.com/ko/kb 42
  • 43. Local Community • 모질라 한국 공식 홈페이지 http://www.mozilla.or.kr (공식 배포) http://groups.google.com/group/mozillakorea (포럼) • 모질라 사용자 커뮤니티 http://forums.mozilla.or.kr (포럼) • 모질라 부가 기능 (Mozilla Addons) http://addons.mozilla.org/ko/firefox/ (공식 배포) http://update.mozilla.or.kr/ (자체 운영) • 모질라 개발자 센터 (Mozilla Developer Center) http://developer.mozilla.org/ko/ http://groups.google.com/group/mdckorea (포럼) 43
  • 44. Firefox 3 Marketing • Firefox 3 Party (June) • Customization Builds – Naver, Daum (July) • Free Firefox Guide (August) • University Campus Campaign (September) 44
  • 45. From Mitchell Baker’s Presentation in OSCON 2007 45
  • 46. From Mitchell Baker’s Presentation in OSCON 2007 46
  • 47. Thanks for Attention : Q&A Seokchan (Channy) Yun • channy@mozilla.or.kr • http://channy.creation.net