Ask Jeeves to Open Source with Mozilla?

CNet has a very interesting article here

Open sourcing our desktop search is a very real project,” Lanzone said in an interview. “We’re strongly considering opening up our APIs (application programming interfaces). While we would still develop the core roadmap for it, at the same time we realize we’re not going to be able to build every bell and whistle.

Ask Jeeves has some good comments on their blog as well.