Thursday July 1st, 1999
Necko, the new netlib module, is making it in the builds. At this point, it can only be enabled via an environment variable at build time (NECKO=1 on Windows, the --enable-necko configure flag in Linux). This only works for Linux and Windows; Mac is coming soon.
Necko, according to its webpage, is "... tailored toward a component-based client and is well suited to an open source environment where individuals can contribute new custom functionality to augment the core kernel implementation." Also, "...the pluggable nature of this architecture allows for custom (platform dependent) implementations to be substituted for the XP reference implementations provided within the netlib kernel."
#2 Re:Necko Status
Monday July 5th, 1999 4:38 PM
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From reading netscape.public.mozilla.seamonkey, the plan is that necko is the default 'as close to the start of M9 as possible' which translates into approx. two weeks (plus/minus depending on how well things proceed.