Mozilla has launched a new project called “**Boot to Gecko**”. The aim of this project is to develop acomplete operating system for the open web. Unlike Google's version of a web-based OS – the Chrome OS – Mozilla's version is not aimed at netbooks. With **Boot to Gecko**, Mozilla is aiming for smartphones – and Android forms a part of their plan. ... **Boot to Gecko**, if it succeeds, holds a lot of promise. Because it will be a web-based OS, **Boot to Gecko** holds the promise to fully open up smartphones by making web apps truly competitive with native apps. via Boot to Gecko – Mozilla's Project To Build A Web Based Operating System For Smartphones.