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.]
Wednesday June 27th, 2001 6:37 AM
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Something that hasn't been mentioned, but I think is *very* important, is security. If you need one compelling reason to use anything-but-IE on Windows, it's not that IE is produced by Microsoft, it's that IE effectively gives anyone on the internet complete access to your computer. Moz 1.0 should have NO known security holes (fairly obviously), and should be sure to continue to warn people when they're about to do stuff (installing things) that could compromise security.
Probably this hasn't been mentioned because everyone takes it for granted that Moz is secure, but if we're driving towards 1.0 we mustn't forget the importance of this, and mustn't compromise it.