Mozilla 1.4 and Netscape 7.1 News and Reviews

Sunday July 6th, 2003

It's almost a week since the double release of Mozilla 1.4 and Netscape 7.1. The new Netscape version came out first and it was reported on by Slashdot, and Macworld UK. Mozilla 1.4 followed shortly after, leading to articles at Slashdot (again),, (again), FootNotes and the Temple of the Screaming Penguin. As the two browsers came out on the same day, several sites — including ZDNet News, Techweb, The Mac Observer and OSNews — produced single reports for both releases. Meanwhile, CNET and Ars Technica tied their stories in with Marc Andreessen's recent comments that browser innovation is dead.

In the reviews department, eWeek examined Mozilla 1.4 (with some comments on the new Netscape version) and The Inquirer took a look at Netscape 7.1.

Finally, for those who think that Mozilla 1.4 doesn't offer any real improvements, Asa Dotzler has a changelog. Thanks to everyone who sent us links to articles.

#11 Re: browser innovation - a visual history?

by napolj2

Tuesday July 8th, 2003 9:11 PM

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an example of something vaguely related to the globe/map thing would be the Neotrace Express: <http://www.networkingfile…inger/Neotraceexpress.htm> Neotrace draws lines on a map showing the network of computers that connects your computer to the server of the website you are visiting. It also adds in information about the connection, like a visual version of tracert.