Full Article Attached 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, 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. 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.

#199 Re: other major projects (like calendar)?

by mwood

Tuesday July 1st, 2003 11:02 AM

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Why do you think Calendar should be part of Minotaur/Thunderbird? Calendaring may *use* email, but it isn't logically *part of* email. It should stand on its own, alongside email, browsing, etc. The fact that calendaring typically gets shoved into an email client is no reason to keep doing it that way.