Full Article Attached Major Roadmap Update Centers Around Phoenix, Thunderbird; 1.4 Branch to Replace 1.0; Changes Planned for Module Ownership Model

Wednesday April 2nd, 2003

In the most radical change to the Mozilla project since the late 1998 decision to rewrite much of the code, today announced a major new roadmap proposal that will see Phoenix and Thunderbird (also known as Minotaur) becoming the focus of future development. According to the roadmap, 1.4 is likely to be the last milestone of the traditional Mozilla suite and the 1.4 branch will replace the 1.0 branch as the stable development path. is also proposing changes to the module ownership model including a move towards stronger leadership and the removal of mandatory super-review in some cases. Please click the Full Article link to read the full analysis.

#194 Yes it is necessary

by the_Rebel

Monday April 7th, 2003 5:58 AM

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The Phoenix based browser is necessary so that cross platform XUL based features and XUL web apps will continue to be available on the Mac platform.

Camino is necessary in order to provide Mac users with the highest performance web browser that truly looks and acts like a Mac application.