[Project_owners] Somebody wants to hire me to write a Firefox extension (or perhaps not).

aldre dev aldredev at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 18:14:53 PST 2007


I got the same thing..I ignored it..Thanks

On 1/10/07, eric.jung at yahoo.com <eric.jung at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> He mass-mailed list subscribers. Here is my communications with him:
>
>
>
> Hi Eric, thanks for getting back to me so quickly. I have indeed contacted
> several developers. I got your address at
> http://mozdev.org/pipermail/project_owners/.
>
> I'm afraid I'm too small an entity for you to work with as you usually
> work with Fortune 500/1000 companies. I can't afford you.
>
> But thank you anyway for getting back to me :-)
>
> All the best,
>
> Marc.
>
>
>  ------------------------------
> *From:* eric.jung at yahoo.com [mailto:eric.jung at yahoo.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, January 08, 2007 3:21 PM
> *To:* mail at marcfest.com
> *Subject:* Re: Seeking Firefox extension developer
>
> Hi Marc,
> I imagine this was a mass-mailing on your part. Although I am interested,
> I do not bid on a project basis. I typically work with Fortune 500/1000
> companies rather than individuals.
>
> Regards,
> Eric Jung
> p.s. out of curiosity, where did you get my email address?
> addons.mozilla.org?
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "mail at marcfest.com" <mail at marcfest.com>
> To: eric.jung at yahoo.com
> Sent: Monday, January 8, 2007 2:25:11 PM
> Subject: Seeking Firefox extension developer
>
> Dear Eric,
>
> I saw that you have a background in developing Firefox / Mozilla
> extensions. I
> was wondering if you might be interested in the following project:
>
> I want to have a Firefox plug-in created that allows the viewing of
> multiple Web
> pages by "stitching" them together vertically in what would seem like a
> single,
> continuously scrollable web page. It's an alternative to tabbed browsing.
> The idea
> is to remove the interruption inherent in having to go from one tab to
> another and
> instead enable a viewing of a set of multiple Web pages in one
> uninterrupted,
> continuous "scrolling down" motion.
>
> This viewing mechanism is already implemented in a server-side Web-based
> application at www.quickbrowse.com, a service I created in 1999. But that
> mechanism nowadays does not quite work anymore with an increasing number
> of
> Web pages, mainly because of issues with authentication mechanisms,
> certain
> sorts of Web page contents, etc.
>
> For a demo of a stitch-together page please see www.mflinks.com/qb. This
> shows
> a Quickbrowse page made up of pages from CNN, the Washington Post and
> Yahoo. It also shows the problems of the current server-side mechanism,
> such as
> the significant loss of original page layouts.
>
> The idea is to do it client side, through a Firefox extension, and thereby
> make it
> work with any and all kinds of Web pages.
>
> As with a set of tabbed pages, one should be able to save a Quickbrowse
> page as
> a single bookmark.
>
> The "Quickbrowse plug-in" should work with all kinds of Web page content
> (Flash, etc) and any username / password / subscription authentication
> mechanism. Cookies, passwords etc need to be cashed as needed. Each
> individual
> page needs to be displayed with all formatting and components (JavaScript,
> Flash
> etc) intact and operational.
>
> I may want to integrate Google text ads as a revenue option.
>
> I expect that additional ideas for features will surface as the specs are
> discussed in detail.
>
> If you are interested in creating this plug-in, please let me know a
> ballpark figure
> of what you would charge for it (I am just a one-man operation, with a
> modest
> budget...) and how long it would take you to develop something like this.
> Also, if
> you could send me a resume with a list if past projects that would be
> great.
>
> Also, please feel free to pass this on to others who might be interested.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Marc
>
> ++
>
> Marc Fest
> 305.604.9500
> www.marcfest.com
> mail at marcfest.com
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Philip Chee <philip.chee at gmail.com>
> To: project_owners at mozdev.org
> Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2007 11:10:57 PM
> Subject: [Project_owners] Somebody wants to hire me to write a Firefox
> extension (or perhaps not).
>
> Hi,
>
> Somebody emailed me asking if I were interested in being paid to write
> an extension, but when I replied my message was caught in his spam
> filter. He must be wondering why nobody is replying to his inquiries
> despite dangling $$$ at potential developers :)
>
> Phil
> --
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> http://flashblock.mozdev.org/ http://xsidebar.mozdev.org
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