Major Roadmap Update Centers Around Phoenix, Thunderbird; 1.4 Branch to Replace 1.0; Changes Planned for Module Ownership Model
Wednesday April 2nd, 2003
In the most radical change to the Mozilla project since the late 1998 decision to rewrite much of the code, mozilla.org today announced a major new roadmap proposal that will see Phoenix and Thunderbird (also known as Minotaur) becoming the focus of future development. According to the roadmap, 1.4 is likely to be the last milestone of the traditional Mozilla suite and the 1.4 branch will replace the 1.0 branch as the stable development path. mozilla.org is also proposing changes to the module ownership model including a move towards stronger leadership and the removal of mandatory super-review in some cases. Please click the Full Article link to read the full analysis.
#145 my point
Thursday April 3rd, 2003 3:32 PM
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My point is simple: the development of a suite instead of a browser caused Netscape/Mozilla share to retract and the new roadmap seems to recognize that.
It's is plainly not possible for work on mail to not impact work on the browser. Your contention that it positively impacts the browser effort is the actual utter nonsense...as has been proven time and time again. Why do you think Phoenix "won"?