Trunk Freezes for 1.3 Beta Tonight
Tuesday January 21st, 2003
The main development tree will freeze for Mozilla 1.3 Beta tonight at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time. The freeze will remain in effect until 1.3 final is branched. During this time, only checkins that have been approved by email@example.com will be allowed to land. The ideal release date for 1.3 Beta is Friday 24th January. Watch tinderbox for the latest tree status and consult the Roadmap for further information about the release schedule.
#18 If we're going to count open bugs...
Wednesday January 22nd, 2003 7:12 AM
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...then we end up in MozillaQuest territory. And we don't want to go there.
The number of bugs reported is a sign of good testing, not poor stability. In any case, you counted the wrong figure: if you are considering stability, you should be searching only for crash bugs. Look for keyword 'crash' and select your OS plus 'all'; for Windows there are 388 right now, which is still a large number, but it's not thousands.
Mozilla rarely crashes for me, either (well, except when I'm running dubious nightly builds). I mean it crashes less than IE, and I'm not saying IE crashes often either, that's also very rare.
If you want real stability data you'd have to know the Talkback results. I have no idea what those look like.