Mozilla 1.0 RC1 Released

Thursday April 18th, 2002 today released the first 1.0 Candidate, in preparation for a final 1.0 build. They'll be using RC1 to evaluate where the 1.0 branch stands as far as crash bugs, and other things that are tracking. RC1's changes since 0.9.9 include the abilty to view the source of a cgi (the most duped bug), reorganized context and main menus, LDAP over SSL, return recipts, new animated mail alerts on Windows, Download Manager, final xul syntax changes, and numerious other bug fixes.

You can download RC1 from's Releases Page or read the Release Notes. We highly encourage you to download the talkback enabled builds, so crashes can be found and logged prior to 1.0. (These pages haven't reached yet, you can grab builds from the FTP site.)

Once people start using RC1 and get a handle on how the reception of it goes, they will be deciding whether or not to release another candidate or 1.0 itself. We'll keep you updated on this process, and let you know what is decided.

#164 faster? yes but...

by niner

Tuesday April 23rd, 2002 12:46 AM

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I too think the browser could have reached 1.0 faster without the other components. Two years? *lol* of course not. maybe a few months that's all. And then I'd have to use any other mail client and would miss the quick generating features of a composer which does a great job at putting together a quick page that is still standards compatible and not full of nonsense.

Yes it would have been slightly faster but it would lack many important things that make it so useful for everyday's work.