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Mozilla 1.7 Released

Thursday June 17th, 2004

an alias writes: "Today, the Mozilla Foundation released Mozilla 1.7. This release includes Multiple Identity support for Mozilla Mail, support for the /ignore command in ChatZilla, big improvements to Mozilla's pop-up blocking, and much, much more.

"The 1.7 branch will replace the 1.4 branch as the stable development baseline, with Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird releases and the next major version of Netscape expected to be built from it. More information about Mozilla 1.7 can be found in the Mozill 1.7 Release Notes and downloads are available from the Releases page or the mozilla1.7 directory on ftp.mozilla.org."


#11 Definitely will need a 1.7.1 (for the Mac)

by pkb351 <pbergsagel@shaw.ca>

Thursday June 17th, 2004 9:24 PM

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On MacOS X memory leaks have been reduced, but the amount of memory leaked is still far too high IMHO. Withing 20 minutes of surfing memory usage can be as high as 82MB+. I reported this on the memory tracking Bug 246245 at Bugzilla.

Other than the memory leak issue on the Mac this looks like a good release (so far).