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Full Article Attached Another Round of 1.3 Candidate Builds

Tuesday March 11th, 2003

Several fixes have been applied to the 1.3 branch in the last few days and a new set of release candidates is now available. Get the complete details from Asa Dotzler and then grab a build to help with the testing effort.


#27 are you telling me ...

by johann_p

Tuesday March 11th, 2003 3:58 PM

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this does not exist because it is an effort or complicated to do, rather than because someone decided to do it that way? I am usually not quick with strong language and, yes I have done a few little patches for things that pissed me off. But this just looks very odd and unnecessary to me. Why the difference between the way how it is done for Linux and Windows? I guess what really pisses me off is that nobody ever cared to answer that question, even when I asked politely. Giving me your standard out of the packet "do it yourself" answer is not very helpful really. In another discussion the question has come up why there are so few contributors to Mozilla (well, less than would be needed anyways). Arrogance and unwillingness to help of the core developers are likely causes for this IMO.

To get back to the main topic: you were asking us to test the builds. In other posts we are asked to use talkback enabled builds. I stated that after doing several dozen of Installer installs I am pissed off of the fact that I cannot simply install a talkback build using untar. Well, maybe I should have just kept that fact to myself and simply proceed with not bothering with testing or installing ...