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.]
#236 I would like to suggest a feature freeze and audit
Monday July 2nd, 2001 8:13 PM
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I think that its is very important to have stable code. Features are nice but they can be implemented in later releases. The real important thing, especially right before going to 1.0 is to audit that code. That means not just getting a reported bug, sifting through the code and changing 2 lines so that the bug does not happen anymore. No I mean audit. Read that code from head to tail and check for inconsistancies, errors, exploits, or things that have been commented with `well i don't know about this piece but it seems to work' After the audit you got code you can rely on, work with. Then lets see what more brilliant features can be added.