[LINK] Mozilla - slow progress
Fri, 17 Aug 2001 15:14:51 +1000
Craig Sanders wrote:
> if mozilla mail & mozilla news were completely separate programs
> that happened to use the mozilla rendering engine (and other mozilla
> components) then i'd agree with you that there was a chance it would end
> up working great.
> but that's not the way it's being developed. it's being developed as one
> integrated program, rather than as three separate programs that use a
> common code-base and a wrapper to integrate them.
As of mozilla 0.9.3, the mail/news and IRC functionality appear to
have been separated from the browser. At least, I'm looking at a
set of RPMs
mozilla-0.9.3-0.i386.rpm (7 meg)
mozilla-mail-0.9.3-0.i386.rpm (1.6 meg)
7 megabytes is actually rather small for a browser install! I also
notice that the mozilla memory footprint is now much smaller than it
used to be -- not much bigger (if at all) than Konqueror.