Mozilla 1.8 Alpha 1 Released
Thursday May 20th, 2004
mozilla.org today released the latest milestone of the Mozilla Suite and platform, 1.8 Alpha 1. This release is the first step towards a new milestone plan, outlined in an an earlier article. New in this release is a basic FTP upload UI, better Linux mouse support, and a number of other features. A more complete change log is also available. Builds are starting to become available on the FTP servers currently.
Update: The Mozilla 1.8 Alpha Release Notes have more information about this new version.
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Monday May 24th, 2004 4:10 AM
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I've tested the upload functionality and it doesn't seem to be working. Probably the reason is that I use an Automatic proxy configuration URL. A progress window appears (very similar to the download one) during a second or so. Anyway, it's too quick to allow me to take a screenshot. I can see that the total size stated there is 10 kb, whereas the real size of the file with which I tested it is 749 kb.
It's weird that FTP upload doesn't work whilst HTTP upload (e.g., to Yahoo! Briefcase) works very well.
An enhancement I suggest is to change the name of the Download Manager to Transfer Manager and also list there the uploads, given the similarity between downloads and uploads.