July 2007 Entries
Just a quick post about some of the most important checkins during the last couple of hours:
Backend support for page zoom has been added. The patch does not include any UI. The page zoom functionality can also be accessed from extensions.
We have concluded that we should find a new, separate organizational setting for Thunderbird; one that allows the Thunderbird community to determine its own destiny.
Mozilla is currently only focused on Firefox:
Thunderbird effort is dwarfed by the enormous energy and community focused on the web, Firefox and the ecosystem around it. As a result, Mozilla doesn't focus on Thunderbird as much as we do browsing and Firefox and we don't expect this to change in the foreseeable future.
The bug report was filed on June 8, 2002 which is more than 5 years ago and had 35 votes.
Inspired by the list that Jan made I've tried to list all the mobile phones that I've used.
At the same time I had the Nokia 7110 I also was playing around testing WAP with the Ericsson R320s phone. It was one of the first business phones on the marked and the one I've got was a prototype and of cause it didn't work very well.
Then I got my current phone, Sony Ericsson P990i.
Best phone conclussion: The Nokia 7110. It was a really cool phone at the time.
The current spellchecker in all Mozilla products are based on MySpell. But MySpell hasn't been developed for a long time and has been replaced by HunSpell. OpenOffice.org which also used the MySpell spelling engine, switched to using HunSpell with it's 2.0.2 version.
Now Mozilla is very close to making the switch to HunSpell. The HunSpell spelling engine has been checked into Mozilla. This means better much spelling features. Read the bug report for more information.
Sometimes performance gains comes from the most amazing places. A fix to a bug in the calculation of the cache size of an image has resulted in a 6% performance win on Linux and a 4% performance win on Mac. If I read the bug report correct, then the gain is only in a Cairo builds of Mozilla Firefox (what eventually becomes Firefox 3).