Mozilla 1.7 RC 1 Released

Wednesday April 21st, 2004

Asa wrote in to let us know that the first release candidate of Mozilla 1.7 has been released. Mozilla 1.7 reintroduces the Talkback crash reporting system, better GTK2 support, new popup blocking features, and a slew of other new features. A more complete list of changes in all components is available in the Mozilla 1.7 RC 1 Release Notes. Builds can be grabbed from the Releases page, or right from the FTP server.

Mozilla 1.7 is the next stable product branch for Mozilla clients, and it's expected that Firefox 1.0 and a new Thunderbird version will be released off it later this year. Along with that, MozillaZine also expects a summer release of a rebranded Mozilla 1.7 as a Netscape 7.2.

Update: Myk Melez wrote in to tell us that Mozilla 1.7 RC 1 can also be downloaded from the mozilla1.7rc1 directory on, the European Mozilla FTP server.

#11 Re: Re: Re: Re: SVG

by asa <>

Wednesday April 21st, 2004 11:12 PM

You are replying to this message

'So, any plan or time frame when SVG will go into the main branch of Mozilla?"

SVG is already in the main branch of Mozilla (often called the Mozilla trunk). It's also in the Mozilla 1.7 branch. It's just not compiled in the Mozilla binary releases because it's not ready yet to be a part of the official build.