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Full Article Attached 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.]


#67 Re: Stability, useability

by krmt <krmt1984@ucla.edu>

Wednesday June 27th, 2001 1:12 PM

You are replying to this message

"Memory footprint issues are rapidly becoming moot given the plummeting price of DRAM. Don't make it worse, and if there are easy changes that make it better they could be considered, but it shouldn't be a priority."

That's what they said about Java, and it still runs slow overall in user-land. There's a good reason you don't see Java apps filling the CompUSA store shelves. Performance is a big issue, and while you're right that things have improved, it's not an issue that should be saved for later.