MozillaZine

The Mozilla 1.0 Media Circus

Friday June 7th, 2002

The release of Mozilla 1.0 was reported by most tech news sites including BetaNews, CNET News.com, evolt.org, eWEEK, ExtremeTech, Geek.com Geek News, IDG.net, internetnews.com, Internet Week, LinuxMAX, Linux Today, MacSlash, MozillaNews, NeoWin.net, Slashdot, The Register, vnunet.com, WinInfo and ZDNet News. More mainstream news sites are also taking notice. BBC News has an article and smh.com.au (the online edition of The Sydney Morning Herald) reported on Mozilla a few days ago.

Taking a slightly different approach, PC Magazine marks the release with an interview with Mitchell Baker while ITBusiness.ca talks with Mike Shaver. Meanwhile, kuro5hin has an opinion piece about the release.

Mozilla 1.0 scored 7 out of 10 in CNET's review, which describes Mozilla as "the best free alternative to Microsoft IE." Meanwhile, eWEEK's analysis notes that "Mozilla makes it possible for any developer or company to customize the browser to be whatever they need it to be." NewsForge also discusses Mozilla's customizability. In addition, there's a Slashdot piece on the Mozilla 1.0 reviews.

On a related note, CNET has a video that recaps the browser wars and asks if Netscape 7.0 will revive the battle.

Thanks to everyone who sent us links to news and reviews.


#11 They can't read either

by skeeter

Sunday June 9th, 2002 12:43 AM

You are replying to this message

If they took the time to read some of the faqs on the start page then they would come to the project page of chatzilla <http://www.mozilla.org/pr…s/rt-messaging/chatzilla/> and then perhaps they'd learn to type in /help But that would be to simple. ;-)

They might even make a stop at dmoz.org and do some more reading <http://dmoz.org/Computers…et/Clients/Chat/IRC/Help/> dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Internet/Clients/Chat/IRC/Help/

Of course that would mean doing some reading.