From the ‘Mozilla Agreeing with Microsoft‘ files:
Microsoft and Mozilla are two organizations that tend not to agree on many different topics. When it comes to Google’s Chrome Frame, it’s a different story.
Mitchell Baker Chair of the Mozilla Foundation has come out swinging against Chrome Frame, which is a plug-in for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer providing Google Chrome rendering technology. Microsoft has said that Chrome Frame isn’t a good thing and Mozilla’s Baker sees it as leading to further browser fragmentation as well.
Baker sees Chrome Frame leading to a ‘browser soup’ where users (and developers to some extent) are using a ‘soup’ of browser components which could lead to control and potential security issues.
“I predict positive results will not be enduring and — to the extent it is adopted — Chrome Frame will end in growing fragmentation and loss of control for most of us, including web developers,” Baker blogged.