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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.]


#69 UI Polish

by Brendon <forbiddentears@crosswinds.net>

Wednesday June 27th, 2001 1:15 PM

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Macpeep has a point. Standards support is nice, same with new features, better performance and more stability.. but seeing the many small quirks in Mozilla's UI is not acceptable for a 1.0 release.

Get the UI sorted out, then the top crashers and finally performance. Mozilla 1.0 doesn't need any more features than it has now. Granted, it would be nice to see a few of the many nifty little features filed in bugzilla but when you see the UI shifting a few pixels under your mouse cursor.. it's not going to give a good impression.

So, UI polish is top priority, then top crash bugs, performance in relatively slow area's and finally documentation.

UI polish and documentation are a must for the 1.0 release. Crashes would become even less important (for the 1.0 release) if Total Recall could be included.

BTW, why _is_ it not included?