Mozilla terms explained
Sometimes people gets confused about the different Mozilla terms. Asa explains some of them in a news posting:
Gecko - The rendering engine upon which all of the Mozilla applications rely.
Mozilla Platform - Gecko, plus the XPToolkit upon which XUL-applications can be built.
Mozilla, the applications suite, also known as Seamonkey - The legacy Mozilla (the organization) applications which is built from the Mozilla Platform including Gecko.
Firefox and Thunderbird - The premier Mozilla (the organization) applications built from the Mozilla Platform (including Gecko).
Mozilla 2.0 - The next generation of Mozilla technologies and APIs (platform) which will include the Gecko rendering engine and the cross-platform toolkit.