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Full Article Attached Upcoming Mozilla Tree Plans

Friday June 1st, 2001

Chris Blizzard, a member of the mozilla.org Drivers, has posted an update on what will be happening for the next milestone (0.9.2). Basically, checkins will require Driver approval, along with the normal review and super-review. The milestone will only be two weeks long, and will give the tree a chance to breathe a bit, following a long string of large rewrites. To read the entire message, click the full article link.

Along these same lines, the current milestone, 0.9.1, was branched yesterday, and looks to be quite good. Expect nightly builds of the branch to start today or tomorrow, leading up to the final builds.


#107 Re: Netscape 6.5 Release

by AlexBishop <alex@mozillazine.org>

Monday June 4th, 2001 6:05 PM

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I can kind of see what you're saying. Public betas should come with health warnings. I read a few reviews of PR1 that seemed to think that it was the final release. However, many of the more informed reviews thought it showed great potential, which advertised the product.

The main problem with holding off public betas is that you miss user feedback. However, as Netscape 6 is based on an open source project this probably isn't as important.

Nullsoft release their alphas for Winamp and it's not done them any harm (though they're not heavily advertised). And of course Mozilla has being releasing pre-alpha material since day one. I guess this things have to be handled with care.

"Netscape 6 For Dummies (which I was due to write)"

We have an author in our midsts? Nice! If Netscape 6.5 looks any better, can we expect you to write a book about that?

Non-NewZilla Alex