Mozilla: The Browser with Everything and the Kitchen Sink
Wednesday February 19th, 2003
For years, many of Mozilla's detractors have complained that Mozilla is too bloated with useless features. "Mozilla has everything but the kitchen sink," they retort. Well they're wrong because the kitchen sink will soon be coming to a Mozilla browser near you!
Makali writes: "A patch for Bug 122411 got a super-review today meaning that Mozilla (and presumably the next release of Netscape) will now have a kitchen sink. While in good humour and a rather cute touch, this does make me wonder how much time developers spend adding features of dubious value to our favourite browser when it still doesn't correctly support HTML 4.01." Makali offers up bug 915 as an example of a long-standing standards-compliance bug. Please remember that this bug, like all bugs, doesn't need to be spammed with useless comments.
#51 I liked the idea
by mlippert <email@example.com>
Monday February 24th, 2003 4:16 PM
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Just so you know, I got a chuckle out of the idea of adding the kitchen sink to Mozilla, and thought it very fitting. All projects can benefit from a little levity, and I'd say especially an open source one.