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Tuesday June 4th, 2002

Mozilla 1.0 is here! The final 1.0 builds, representing four years of development work by the open source community, are now available for download. The release of Mozilla 1.0 makes an important statement: now believes that the goals specified when the project began (and since enshrined in the Mozilla 1.0 Manifesto) have been met.

Mozilla 1.0 also represents maturity and dependability. Many of the Mozilla APIs, such as XUL, have now been frozen, providing guaranteed compatibility for developers building on the Mozilla toolkit. In addition, will continue to maintain the 1.0 branch as a stable and long-lived baseline on which vendors and other distributors may work. Further additive changes (mainly critical fixes) will be released from the 1.0 branch as 1.0.1 and 1.0.2 etc.

Mozilla 1.0 is available for download from's web site and FTP server. The Mozilla 1.0 Release Notes have also been updated.

MozillaZine would like to thank all the developers, testers, bug reporters, documentation writers, vendors and community members who have helped to make Mozilla such a success. We are proud of our years of service to the Mozilla community and intend to continue providing our growing audience with the latest in Mozilla news and advocacy for years to come.

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#184 Re: Re: Re: Re: Moz 1.0 branches vs. Moz 1.1 alpha

by asa <>

Thursday June 6th, 2002 7:38 PM

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I'm not sure I understand your question. Here's the plan. The public frozen interfaces we shipped with for 1.0 will be supported for a very long time. We will create new interfaces as we need them. For example, if 1.0 shipped with nsFooBar interface and it doesn't do everything that Mozilla code consumers need it to do then we'll have to create a nsFooBar2 interface which extends the functionality of nsFooBar and the Mozilla codebase will carry the weight of the 2 similar interfaces so that people using the old one are supported and people using the new one get the added functionality. Hope this helps some.