Mozilla Firebird 0.7.1 Released for Mac OS X
Sunday October 26th, 2003
A minor update to Mozilla Firebird 0.7 has been released for Mac OS X users. Version 0.7.1 is a recommended upgrade that fixes several usability issues and significantly improves performance. The Mozilla Firebird 0.7.1 Release Notes have more information. The new build is available for Mac OS X only from ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firebird/releases/0.7.1. Starting with version 0.8, Mozilla Firebird will use Kevin Gerich's Pinstripe as the default theme on OS X. This theme is also available for 0.7.1.
In related news, the Mozilla Firebird Roadmap has been updated with details about the the plans for each milestone up to 1.0. The Mozilla Firebird 1.0 Charter has more general information about the project's goals.
#11 Extension update UI
Monday October 27th, 2003 2:04 AM
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I'm glad to see that 'extension update UI' is included as a required feature. Am I being too optimistic in hoping that this corresponds to a way to install extensions from within the browser (in a sensible, managed list of useful/quality/recommended/supported extensions), a la JEdit, rather than jumping to a random website with links to lots of extensions that may or may not work with a given browser version, which doesn't display information about which extensions you already have installed, etc.?