[Doc-SIG] Forthcoming doc release; request for help

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Mon, 28 Feb 2000 18:18:46 -0500 (EST)

Ka-Ping Yee writes:
 > Okay, post some URLs... i have Navigator 3 and 4 on Irix and Linux.

  I've dropped tarballs at:


  Online versions are available at:


(not yet linked to from anywhere).

 > Is Mozilla even worth it?  I've downloaded two or three releases
 > and never had it stay up for more than a couple of minutes even
 > on ordinary pages, or on its own included test pages.

  I tried M12 on Solaris, Linux, and Windows, and it mostly worked OK
(HTML widget portion of the display), aside from some weirdness on
Solaris, and generally leaking like a sieve.  I still haven't played
with M13 on Linux or Windows.  It still seems slow, but that's
probably an issue of the application code rather than the renderer
(feels snappy); I suspect they're not caching network resources, or
have a bug in that.
  I'm not so concerned about Mozilla now as six months from now; they
*are* becoming much more stable & capable.  I don't want to feel I
need to do another release simply because they've fixed the usability
issues related to their interface.
  But I've not intention of holding anything up for Mozilla either.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.	  <fdrake at acm.org>
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