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Thursday May 22nd, 2003

In a newsgroup posting, Asa Dotzler has announced that the branch for Mozilla 1.4 will be cut tomorrow, barring any unforeseen problems. There will be at least one 1.4 release candidate.


#1 Features I will Sorely Miss in Netscape 7.1

by peterlairo <Peter@Lairo.com>

Friday May 23rd, 2003 5:41 AM

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Features I will Sorely Miss in Netscape 7.1:

<http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16489> - Password Protection of Profiles <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=32157> - Title tips (tooltips) for cropped text <http://bugzilla.mozilla.o…show_bug.cgi?id=62429#c74> - Replying with the "start my reply above the quoted text" pref on should prepend the signature above the quote text. <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64647> - "Paste without Formatting" (plain text) on context menus and edit menu <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=73562> - View -> Messages -> Watched Threads (ALL - not just the unread ones) <http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91662> - Long strings in mail or news header cause scroll bars and attachment window to disappear, making message unreadable

Many of these already have patches, but were overlooked because of arrogance over user's wishes and excessive bugspam.

Other than those, Netscape 7.1 will be great. The new spam filtering will be the killer-feature for many new Netscape users. WOOT