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Jason.


#34 strauss?

by zevious

Monday December 17th, 2001 2:51 PM

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I still continue to wonder WHY you come here? Just go use IE and be happy.

For the record, I am not a developer or involved with the Mozilla code. I use the nightlies on a daily basis, sometimes downloading 2 or 3 versions as the day progresses. I report any bugs I find and have suggested a few new features. I have been doing this for 8 or 9 months. I have stopped using Netscape 4.79 with the exception of mail. (If I had more time, I'd switch over to the mail client of Mozilla as well.)

With each new version, this browser suite has become better and better. This is not to say that things haven't been broken at one point or another. The latest nightlies, under Windows at the very least, are fast, stable and work. I have very few complaints about it at this point. Have you tried them?

As for your insistance that the product will never "ship", a product HAS shipped. Netscape 6.2.1 is a very usable product for many people. The next versions released by Netscape will be even better. Mozilla 1.0 will make it to existance at some point in time. It won't meet your timeframe, since it appears that there is only ONE way a project such as this can be run (like you would with your years of experience) and Mozilla isn't being run that way.

In conclusion, my question is the same: Why do you come here? Why not go use IE or (using your wonderful company and it's superior beta management) build a better product yourself?