What is a Mozilla Alpha?
Thursday November 25th, 1999
The folks at Mozilla.org have written up what they think the criteria for Mozilla becoming 'Alpha' is. Click the full article link below to find out what they think, and post talkback so people know what you think.
#64 What users really wants
Saturday November 27th, 1999 1:04 AM
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WEBBROWSER NOW? I hear ya, I want it now too!! I want it NOW for win32/beos/gtk/kde/cde...
GTK only? what about mac/win32/beos/...
chrome sucks? yeah I know, but it using the same "superfast" layout engine being used to display html, I hope it improves by beta (otherwise I wouldn't have much hope in the layout engine as well), but you got to give it credit that it works on the above mentioned OSes AND GTK+ , and if you design a UI for moz it will look the same on all the OSes mentioned above. Where as with gtk+ you will have to port GTK+ to other OSes, and believe me on some OSes (like mac) GTK will suck.
no news/mail/irc...? news/mail yeah, maybe they could have forgo those, but "most users" ;-Þ have come the expect them. As for irc, go blame Robert Ginda for contributing it. (Rob care to comment? :-) )
seriously if you really want GTK based moz, help out with the GTKMozilla project: <http://www.lysator.liu.se/~alla/gtkmozilla.html>
And while you're at that, do come out with a better UI design and post it here/ I for one will be interested. :-)