CNet On Communicator 5.0 Delay
Wednesday October 6th, 1999
A number of people sent in links to this news of Communicator 5.0's "delay" at CNet.
According to CNet's Paul Festa, who seems unable or unwilling to write a positive Netscape piece, "Netscape is far behind its main browser competitor, Microsoft, in two areas where it once led: technology and market share. Although it commanded about 80 percent of the desktop browser market just a few years ago, Netscape is now down to a minority position." Paul goes on to cite anonymous sources who provided him with information on XUL and a new email/IM hybrid scheme.
There are two dates for the Milestone releases. One for 'feature complete', the other for the release. I was talking about the release date. Not sure of the url of the list and I am on an NT4/16MB/ActiveDesktop machine so I can't really check, but search for por-draft on <http://www.mozilla.org>