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.]
#33 Whatever happened to Total Recall?
Wednesday June 27th, 2001 6:16 AM
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Okay, so about a year and a half ago, Alphanumerica promised us a wonderful contribution to Moz - a crash recovery module, that would store open windows, and resurrect them, complete with form elements, in the case of a crash.
I understand that people want to say 'We don't want this - we want moz never to crash, so you'd never need this thing', but I'd seriously suggest that if 1.0 is still going to crash (which it surely will), the addition of Total Recall into the codebase should be given *serious* consideration. The project on mozdev seems to suggest that an XPI installer would be relatively easy to produce.
And no, I don't think this is an absurd 'We should have a word-processor included' request, especially given we were promised this functionality, what, a year ago?