Netscape 6.2.3 Released
Wednesday May 15th, 2002
Netscape today released a new version of its Mozilla-based browser. Netscape 6.2.3 is a minor update that fixes the recently discovered XMLHttpRequest security vulnerability. Like the other Netscape 6.2 releases, this latest version is based on the Mozilla 0.9.4 branch. You can download the release from Netscape's web site or FTP server.
#18 Not release candidates
Thursday May 16th, 2002 4:46 AM
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RC1 was definitely not a release candidate, in other words, there was no possibility that the final release version would be identical to RC1, so RC1 was not a candidate for being the final release. This information was clearly available (on this site when RC1 was first posted) and I don't know why you're confused about it.
They may turn into release candidates (I think everyone knew that some fixes would be needed after RC2 as well, but maybe 3 will be a genuine RC), I don't know what the thinking is on that.
(Of course the complaint about 'release candidates' being numbered is pretty silly... and it's clearly *not* going to drag on forever, I agree on that part.)
(noticing that this text box appears to be screwed [I'm using RC2].... very strange, haven't seen textarea problems for a while....)