A Mozilla manager yesterday said that the open-source developer would create a browser for Apple’s iOS, the mobile operating system that powers the iPhone and iPad.

“We need to be where our users are so we’re going to get Firefox on iOS,” said Lukas Blakk, the release manager for Firefox, in a Tuesday tweet.

It wasn’t clear whether Blakk was repeating a pledge made by another official at Mozilla or speaking on his own behalf. Blakk tweeted the comment from Mozlandia, a company-only conference held this week in Portland, Ore., where executives, including CEO Chris Beard and head of Firefox Johnathan Nightingale, spoke on stage. Blakk may have simply been repeating what someone else in the company said at Mozlandia.

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