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.

#71 Re: Midas

by jgraham

Thursday April 3rd, 2003 12:52 AM

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Why should this affect Midas? Midas is a backend thing and, as such should be entirely unaffected by what is essentially as User - Layer shift. In the unlikely event that there is a problem with Midas in phoenix, Brendan and Hyatt stated that work would be done on the areas where Mozilla development had outpaced Phoenix.