"Long heckled for being late to market with its new browser,
Netscape Communications is now the target of critics who say the
company jumped the gun in releasing the browser this month."
"Netscape fans breathed a sigh of relief two weeks ago with the
official launch of Netscape's first major browser release in more
than two years. The browser's 32-month gestation, marked by
regularly revised due dates, gave what many saw as a critical
advantage to rival Microsoft in establishing its dominance of the
"But some supporters say problems with the release indicate that
Netscape should have waited until its open-source group,
Mozilla.org, released its own version 1.0 browser, which isn't due
for another five months."