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.
#37 Still waiting for view source.
Thursday January 17th, 2002 10:52 AM
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I find it hard to believe this could be the last milestone before 1.0 .
A fully functional view source has not landed yet. This is a must for any web developers to debug they're web applications. While I belive work is underway, I haven't seen many progress updates in this direction lately. Any idea on how many weeks away this will take to correct?
<A href="<http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55583>">bug 55583</A> <A href="<http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=40867>">bug 40867</A>