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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.


#28 call me old fashioned, but..

by ed_welch

Thursday January 17th, 2002 6:58 AM

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I don\\\\\\\'t really care what theme Mozilla has, or if it looks different than my other apps. I would much prefer to see more useful features implemented (like CSS2, for example). Anyway those stupid WinXP fade-in menus just make it slower and more distracting to the eye... My 2 (Euro) cents worth ;)