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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.


#92 Re: Re: Netscape 6.5 Release

by AlexBishop <alex@mozillazine.org>

Monday June 4th, 2001 8:38 AM

You are replying to this message

"I assumed that from this point on, Netscape would try and have ONE beta cycle, not three as they did with Netscape 6."

The fact that Netscape was considering releasing both the beta and the final release off the same branch (0.9.1) seems to support this.

"Preview Releases are really a BAD idea, they show your product at its most horrible."

Not necessarily. If a beta has lots of cool features, people will put up with poor stability and lots of hype will be generated about the product (look at Windows XP). Netscape became the number one Web browser while it was still in beta because it was so much better than Mosaic.

Non-NewZilla Alex