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.

#40 Re: Cool in theory, but could be bad...

by bzbarsky

Wednesday April 2nd, 2003 4:56 PM

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> "Shut up, learn your way around 200 megs of code, and fix it yourself!"

I say this often.. Except it's always "Shut up; I can point you to the exact spot in the code where you would need to fix this, if you're willing to do it". I've had no takers so far (partly because when someone is willing to fix it he just asks where in the code to look instead of engaging in the whining that necessitates the above comment).