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Mozilla 1.0 Release Candidate 2 Released

Friday May 10th, 2002

mozilla.org today released the second release candidate of Mozilla 1.0, in preparation for the final release of 1.0, hopefully by the end of this month. You can grab it by going to the releases page or by going to the ftp site. You can also check out the release notes and a full list of what's new.

A brief list of what's new between RC1 and RC2 includes HTTP 1.1 pipelining support, the removal of the link toolbar (for performance reasons, still on in the trunk), and this will be the first milestone release with a fix for the security hole announced last week. Along with this, the main focus has been on stability, and a number of crash and top crash fixes have gone in.

Along with the release of RC2, mozilla.org has updated the release roadmap with some rough estimates of what will be happening on the trunk with 1.1, and announcing today's release of RC2.


#17 Re: Unfortunately...

by SmileyBen

Sunday May 12th, 2002 4:23 AM

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Erm, well it definitely /shouldn't/ have a 'file as group' checkbox. You're clicking on the bookmark icon *right next to a url*, and if that's so it should only do stuff related to that url - anything else would be very confusing. Just my opinion, but I suspect that's the thinking behind it. It would be very counter-intuitive to do anything else. For example, if you dragged that url onto the personal toolbar, it would be total madness if it did anything other than add just the url that you dragged to the bar...