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Is M12 Alpha?

Thursday December 2nd, 1999

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#4 Well

by odd <odd@findus.dhs.org>

Thursday December 2nd, 1999 2:13 PM

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(Just a note, I missed an option like "Unknown")

Hmmm, I'm not entirely sure if this is appropriate, but when a product reaches Alpha stage a considerable additional amount of people will start testing it. It's my concern that with the performance-state which Mozilla (Mac OS) is in right now will scare off alot of people. I'm really not that aware of performance on other platforms, though. But I think this at least should be taken into consideration.

Albeit my above worry I should say that in testing the M12 builds I've seen great signs of improvement in the performance departement.

So if "we" are to be a bit conservative, I'd say M12.5 (just an abstract of course) would be more suitable for an Alpha.