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Tree Closes For 0.9.8

Wednesday January 16th, 2002

Mozilla.org has closed the tree to approved checkins only, starting as of 12am Wednesday, and will do so until 0.9.8 has branched. 0.9.8 will have a variety of new items including new natively drawn widgets on WindowsXP, Mac OS X, and GTK, when you are in the classic skin (We will have more on this later, including screenshots); the addressbook was rewritten, and now supports printing, a new "Get Map" button allowing you to query for a map based on a card address, and other stability fixes; Windows MAPI support; and a huge amount of performance and stability work.

Many believe this is one of the last milestones prior to 1.0, and that Mozilla.org will actually have 1.0 following 0.9.9. 0.9.8 should branch sometime next week, with a release two Mondays from now. We'll keep you updated on both the branching and the release.


#17 Re: Damn that's sexy!

by WillyWonka

Wednesday January 16th, 2002 6:32 PM

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I don't think they are native widgets. I believe they are skinned versions of the mozilla widgets which use the textures provided by the system, so you can only get the aqua skin on a mac system and you can only get the winXP skin on a winXP system.

I think thats how it works. Gets around the legal problems while still looking like other apps.