Five Years Ago: Netscape Announces Intention to Release Source Code

Wednesday January 22nd, 2003

On this day in 1998, Netscape Communications Corporation announced that it was planning to release the Netscape Communicator 5.0 source code to the public. Heralding the move as "bold" and "aggressive", Netscape described how it intended to "create a special Web site service where all interested parties can download the source code, post their enhancements, take part in newsgroup discussions, and obtain and share Communicator-related information with others in the Internet community." You'll know this site as

#42 here you go.

by joschi

Friday January 24th, 2003 10:32 AM

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this is the bug for splitting them processes... i have no idea when it will actually get checked in though.

and i wasnt accusing you off rattling on, i was make a side swipe at pbreit :)