SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Open-source non-profit software development organization Mozilla says it is working on an operating-system-agnostic apps store.
Mozilla said its goal is a "people-centric" market where users and developers have freedom, choice and opportunity when searching for apps for several operating systems in one place or developing one application for all available devices.
"The Web is the largest platform in the world. We are enabling the Web to be the marketplace, giving developers the opportunity to play on the biggest playing field imaginable," Mozilla innovation chief Todd Simpson told theinquirer.net.
"We believe the Web has no competition when it comes to nurturing creativity and generativity," Mozilla said in a blog post introducing the "agnostic" store concept -- and the world "generativity."
"And we cannot wait to see all the amazing apps that will be built using open web technologies allowing developers to build apps once and deploy everywhere," the post said.
Mozilla said it expects to launch the apps store later this year, theinquirer.net reported.