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NewsForge: SeaMonkey Project Picks Up where Halted Mozilla Suite Left Off

Jan 12, 2006, 17:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Feller)

"After what one lead developer called a 'very good' beta release in mid-December, the SeaMonkey project expects the final release of version 1.0 to be out this month, rescuing jilted users of the former Mozilla Suite of Web applications from the abyss of non-integrated applications.

"The Mozilla Foundation announced in 2003 that it would stop developing the Mozilla Suite with the 1.7.x line of releases, handing off the code base to the SeaMonkey Council. Version 1.0, according to a letter signed by most members of the current Council, is the project's efforts to release a SeaMonkey front end running on a Gecko layout engine version 1.8 back end..."

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