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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.


#55 Radio buttons and checkboxes

by Vec

Friday January 18th, 2002 2:29 AM

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Does anyone know if the problematic look of these elements (looking weird when you click on them, until you click on the next one) is ever going to be fixed? Or am I the only one who has this problem. I think that it's the first thing that can dissapoint a first time mozilla user running it on a P4 PC (speed is not an issue). He will stop using mozilla before finding out about the cool features....