Mail/News Performance Effort Underway
Friday November 2nd, 2001
Seth Spitzer today sent an update out about what the Mail/News team is doing to meet their goals for Mozilla 1.0. They'll be focusing almost 100% of their effort for at least the next two milestones (0.9.7, 0.9.8) on Footprint and Performance of the various parts of Mail, News, and Addressbook. Not only will they be focusing on it, they'll also be locking down their part of the tree and only accepting performance or footprint fixes. Very few exceptions will be made. Click the Full Article link to see Seth's full post.
#39 customer base?
Monday November 5th, 2001 12:23 PM
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I think the commitment to remain viable would out-weigh and feature commitments to the existing small and dwindling customer base of which only a sub-set actually used the extraneous features.
One major hope is tha AOL switches to Gecko. But this cannot happen until Gecko matches IE in performance, reliability, rendering expectations, etc. And AOl has no need whatsoever for mail, news, chat, skins and edit.