New Sidebar Flash Panel
Saturday May 1st, 1999
Here's something new for all of you who haven't been keeping up with the nightly builds. The sidebar area now contains a "flash panel". What is a "flash panel"? From the flash panel specification: "The Flash Panel is a panel in the Sidebar that contains up-to-the-minute information about events that are of direct importance to the current user, including e-mail notification, (both "local" and web-based email), alerts for calendar events, current market information, and online-presence information (e.g., via the AIM protocol)." Click the image to the left for a larger screenshot (courtesy of Stephen Donner).
#38 Some random ideas
by Andrew Niese <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Monday May 3rd, 1999 10:12 AM
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Regarding ICQ, AIM
I think that AOL/Netscape really does need to rewrite ICQ from scratch with a secure, reliable, NO BLOAT protocol. The only thing I want is Messages, chat, file, url, and basic functionility. The EXE should NOT be 1.5 megs or whatever it's at now. Sheesh.
AOL could get some of it's R&D people to rewrite ICQ, and collaborate with mozilla.org so you could get it in the flash panel or what have you.
Want to know what else ? I think that MozillaZine should have an open-forum for wishlist and other ideas, where visitors could discuss ways to improve builds, improve features, etc.
Just a few ideas... any comments?