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.]
#59 XP Speed
by BryanH <BryanZx@excite.com>
Wednesday June 27th, 2001 11:51 AM
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Mozilla needs cross-platform speed. Plain and simple. It needs to out-run IE on Win and Mac, and at least out-perform Netscape 4.x on Linux (and it doesn't right now). Moz used to load things immediately, but now it delays until the full page is loaded. We need to realize that some servers are slow and will never deliver all the images or whatever it may be waiting for. If we can get the memory footprint, stability, and speed issues resolved, then we can define a Mozilla 1.0.