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.

#66 So macpeep...

by JoeCool <>

Friday April 19th, 2002 1:42 PM

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Are you using RC1 full-time yet? :)

From my estimations, the only places where IE trounces it are still in restoring from a long minimize and in memory usage (although it doesn't have the resource drain that IE does when opening/closing new windows). For me, it's just as stable.

If you haven't yet, then why not? You've been here for a good 2 years, and if now isn't the time, then when is? (sorry... one those "couldn't resist" type posts)