Full Article Attached Mozilla Minotaur Project Formally Launched

Monday March 24th, 2003

In a newsgroup posting, Scott MacGregor has formally announced the launch of Minotaur, a project to create a stand-alone mail client based on the Mozilla suite's Mail & Newsgroups component. While Minotaur will have largely the same feature set as Mail & Newsgroups, it will sport a simpler and more customizable user interface, much like the Phoenix redesign of the Mozilla browser. The revitalised Minotaur project combines the work of both the original Minotaur effort — which aimed to build a stand-alone version of Mail & Newsgroups — with that of Thunderbird, an enterprise intended to create a mail client to accompany Phoenix.

#1 GRE

by davidbalch

Tuesday March 25th, 2003 2:09 AM

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Moz is shipping using the GRE now, right?

So is it at the stage where running Phoenix and Minotuar will share the gecko components on disk or in memory (when they're using the same version), or will the come with theier own versions?

Cheers, Dave.