Brendan Eich Discusses Future Roadmap Plans
Tuesday April 27th, 2004
In a newsgroup posting, Brendan Eich has given some details about how he sees Mozilla development progressing over the next year or so. Brendan envisages the Mozilla Application Suite being retired to a branch within the next twelve months, with the standalone applications (Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird) continuing development on the trunk. After SeaMonkey has been retired, more far-reaching changes will be made to the Mozilla APIs, breaking compatibility with 1.x in places and eventually leading to Mozilla 2.0. The message, posted as part of a discussion about the mozilla.org staff meeting minutes of Monday 5th April, reflects Brendan's own opinions and not everything has been agreed with drivers.
#11 Re: Re: App Suite
Thursday April 29th, 2004 11:30 AM
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> Things like the GRE are geared towards the standalone apps and would probably be a big headache to get working/not break anything in the suite.
Yeah, you'd think.... but, actually it is only the suite that currently uses the GRE. None of the standalone apps use it (!)