Towards Mozilla 1.0
Tuesday June 26th, 2001
Gervase Markham recently posted his feelings on what a 1.0 release of Mozilla would be. Gerv has sent us the follow-up to that posting, including much of the feedback he received. To read it, click the full article link. Once you have read through it, we welcome you to post your feelings on what you think a 1.0 release would have. [As Gerv says, please don't post your favorite list of bugs, only the criteria for choosing what bugs to fix.]
Thursday June 28th, 2001 4:48 AM
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I donīt think it has been mentioned before, and since I donīt know if this goes under stability or features or useability I think itīs worth to mention it now.
When Mozilla 1.0 there should be high a priority to have ALL major plugins running flawlessly. This adds tremendously to the end user experience. I could also think of a routine in the installer that detects plugins already installed for other browsers and offers to copy them to appropriate Mozilla directory.
I also second the idea of having a modular uodate mechanism, so you donīt have to download the complete browser everytime an update gets released.
Besides this I think the priorites should be: 1. stability 2. UI polish 3. Speed.
If the app is stable and easy to use, speed is not the major issue. I also think that Mozilla already reached a high level of standard compliance. More would of course be better, but as it right now itīs ok for must end users.