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.]
Friday June 29th, 2001 2:36 AM
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No. 1 criterion - whatever results in mozilla being widely adopted in the long run. Does this mean pleasing the users or developers for 1.0? My own guess is the users.
As a user my top priorities in this order are: 1) speed 2) stability 3) polish 4) lower memory footprint - I just checked my memory and moz is using 56K!!! (i commonly browse with many windows as i have a slow connection)
And finally - NO more features - get the browser right first. Even though i use composer all the time (and it is terrible for editing) I would much prefer to have a top class browser first.
The thing is everybody uses the browser whereas most people only use a subset of the the other features.