Year 2005 review

by Antony

Year 2005 has been a great year for Mozilla development. MozInfo701 summaries some of the important development in Mozilla community. Mozilla Application Suite has been officially discontinued, and a new project SeaMonkey started, Camino reached 1.0 Beta, Netscape 8 released with dual rendering engine support, Firefox was downloaded 100 million times...

Let's take a look on what happened this year...

Mozilla.org announced Mozilla to discontinue official development of application suite; transition plan published"Transition Plan" to discontinue official development of Mozilla Application Suite in March, and in July "SeaMonkey" was chosen for the name for community driven Suite; and finally a new artwork for SeaMonkey was finalised in December.
Netscape 8 released released on 19th May,
CaminoBrowser.org, a web patrol for Camino community launched on 21st May.
Google Toolbar available for Firefox,
Firefox and Mozilla browsers were hit hard due to IDN buffer Vulnerability
In September, Firefox 1.5 Beta released, Thunderbird 1.5 Beta released, Opera 8.5 released without advertisements, Camino 1.0 Alpha 1 releasd.
In the following month, SpreadFirefox.com was hacked and Firefox reaches 100 million downloads.
Firefox 1.5 was released on 29th November 2005.


Posted by Antony Shen on December 31, 2005 1:14 AM

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