The project, however, is not a Mozilla app store nor a payment infrastructure, but rather a platform necessary to support free and paid app distribution and installation by developers.
The technical documentation has been released according to a report monitored on the company's blog last week, and a developer preview prototype, that enables installation, launch and manage of web apps on any modern desktop or mobile browser.
The open web app system will among other things address the issue of lack of choice for developers, platform lock-in, and approval processes as experienced with the Apple's iTunes ecosystem. Also, it will limit the proprietary walls on mobile platforms.
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