Michael Leone on Thu, 25 Jan 2001 13:57:16 -0500

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Re: [PLUG] Plugins and Mozilla

> On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 06:27:04AM -0500, Rupert Heesom wrote:

> Well, it lacks https support, for one thing. (Er, maybe only until
> 0.7... I think they may link against OpenSSL if you've got it these
> days. But I haven't tried. I just use Netscape 4.foo when I must
> have an SSL-enabled browser.)

No; the latest release 0.7 comes with SSL support enabled and installed by

> In general Mozilla (as released) is more bloated than NS, or at
> least it was the last time I checked, but it's nice in that you can
> roll your own version (and strip out the crap).

That part is true. It is slower than Netscape.

> > Where does the Mxx version numbers come from (below M6 is supposed to be
> > later than M18?).
> Huh? M6 is hopefully pre-M18...
> The Ms are "milestone" numbers... they're stable versions of the
> source, or at least were when mozilla.org was more popular than it
> seems to be these days. I'm not sure when they switched to 0.x
> numbers, or if they even have.

No; there are nighlty builds that are the "latest".

 However, a milestone release may (or may not) be later than a numbered
release. Example - M18 is later than 0.6, but less than 0.7.

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