Update on 0.9.4

Friday September 7th, 2001

We asked Asa for a quick status on 0.9.4's status, which was for release this weekend, and here's what he had to say:

"Mozilla 0.9.4 daily branch builds are looking good. The Drivers have decided to get some additional coverage on the new "-turbo" mode, and we have added a few days to get it turned on by default in the win32 installer builds (don't worry, you can still uncheck the checkbox in the install routine). This and a few other late fixes have us targeting early to the middle of next week for the release. We're hoping for a good round of builds Monday, and barring any unforeseen problems, release soon after. Any help testing "-turbo" over the weekend and on Monday is greatly appreciated (you all have Bugzilla accounts, right?). The sooner we can find any problems or prove it's working the sooner we'll have our Milestone release."

Preliminary testing is showing -turbo to be a very solid new feature, so with a small amount of testing over the weekend, it should be good to go anywhere from Tuesday on.

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by SmileyBen

Tuesday September 11th, 2001 5:13 AM

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You are so far out of line it's not funny. You are being rude and disrespectful to a large number of people who give up their time to make a piece of software for the common good. Asa is here giving comments and feedback out of the goodness of his heart, and you presume that you have a god-given right to it, to make demands of him, and to make sideswipes about the very culture of the movement everyone in mozilla is working in. No doubt you won't see this, you'll consider your behaviour perfectly reasonable, and you'll attribute this outburst to people disliking negative feedback. With all due respect, that's bulls**t - it is the way you do it, not what you say that makes you so out of order.

As to your comments, even if they were voiced acceptably, I think the central point is way off base. If the favourite browser for windows on, for example,, rating higher that IE6, is 'rejected' by the general public, then you must have a very bizarre idea of what acceptance is. Have a look at the comments and feedback (and number of thumbs up), and then come back and tell us now is too early for a release. Or, equally, don't bother.