It seems I was wrong three months ago.. I am back:)
I have talked with Jeff and agreed that we should try put something
together based on newer Mozilla code. I have also begged Jordan to send
me a bundle of his and "asmpgmr"s patches. Most of those patches have
landed now together with a few other fixes. If all goes well could we
have "something" ready "soon"? or is that too much to hope for? anyone
else willing to spend some time in helping out?
A quick search in the bug database gave me another good dozen of bugs
that I hope to look closer at. We'll see if some of them can get fixed
Crashes and data losses to investigate: (anyone know anything?)
. 396: crashes while accessing bookmarks
. 371: contents of the bookmark file gets erased
Bugs in saving files:
. 344: Unable to download files when "Last Downloaded to" Directory
is a UNC Path
. 473: Changes of file extension in the SaveFile dialog gives wrong
. 202: Right-click->"Save as..." assumes the filename should be the
same as the link
. 449: File download without content-length header kicks counters
into negative numbers
Other operational bugs:
. 26: "Accelerators (Alt+Key) don't select menus"
. 402: "Expose clicks as accellerators"
. 179: "RFE - Copy Image to Clipboard"
. 464: RFE -- "File bookmark for this page using a folder browser"
. 319: "Open a file in an existing k-meleon window"
. 290: Update the preference panel to hold the most used prefs
(bug 107, bug 120, bug 123, bug 130, bug 136, bug 151, bug 164 and
- 365: "Change skin options should be a drop-down list box in the
- 120: "RFE - Automate Clearing Location Bar"
. and maybe also our default settings of various variables?
After a beta-build
. 373: "about:config support"
. 337: "Streamline JAR files"
. 151+177 -- Allow selecting http/https/.html/.shtml and so on
. 60 -- Clear the DDE flag
. 437+370+384 -- How to install on "multi user" systems?
* Ulf Erikson <ulferikson@...> [2003-04-21, 15:36 +0200]:
> How is the progress on kmeleon 0.8? I have downsized my ambitions some
> but still tried to add small pieces now and then, but for the rest?
> I have not heard from Jeff in a long time, and have not seen any
> discussions on jar-files, menus/accelerators, or the preference panel.
> And today was probably my last day with this project anyway... but I
> will surely try to find out what the end result turned out like.
> Is the goal still to have it ready short after Mozilla 1.4 is out?
> The Mozilla roadmap indicates that 1.4b should be out any day now..
> How about a "beta" (developers build) based on it once it is here?
> And then start try activate things that require a newer code-base,
> just to make sure they actualy work in the final release.
> * Andrew I. Mutch <amutch@...> [2003-01-27, 13:18 -0500]:
>>I also want to start looking ahead to K-Meleon 0.8. Right now, we have a
>>pretty good list of bugs that need work. If there's a particular bug that
>>you think need attention, please file it here:
>>Of course, please check first to make sure that it has not been filed
>>already. It looks like Mozilla will release their final 1.3 source in the
>>next month or so. Ideally, we could look at building K-Meleon 0.8 on that
>>code. With that as our goal, I wanted to ask for help with the following
>>issues that would expedite the development cycle for 0.8:
>>1. What features have been included in Mozilla since 1.2 was released that
>>we would want included for K-Meleon users?
>>2. Continue work on streamlining the JAR files. This involves replacing
>>XUL interfaces with native interfaces or removing XUL interfaces where we
>>already have native interfaces. I believe that Jason Foss had created a
>>stripped down version that eliminated several hundred K.
>>Jason: Will you be able to do this again for the next release? Can it also
>>3. Updated About page. I can't recall offhand who created the updated
>>About page but it's a very nice addition to the browser. Can you update it
>>Can you create a no-script section to handle that?
>>4. Menus configurations, accelerators, etc.
>>We need a consensus on any new entries to these current configurations
>>keeping in mind that we don't want to go overboard with menu items. Some
>>frequently mentioned ones include adding links to Help pages online.
>>5. New background image?
>>I know I'm ready for the IE 3 background image to go. Does anyone want to
>>take a swing at a new background image that looks good but still works
>>with the toolbar set? I know that in the future, we'll look at a whole
>>toolbar replacement but this is a good first step. Remember, it needs to
>>look good on a wide variety of displays with different screen resolutions.
>>Are there any preferences that need to be in the preferences panel that
>>currently are not displayed? Are there any preferences that really don't
>>need to be included? Has anyone played with the new editable prefs in
>>Mozilla to see if we can import that into K-Meleon?
>>I'm looking forward to everyone's feedback. I would like to try and stay
>>focused on development issues for 0.8. Between our bugs and the requests
>>in the forum, I think we already have a large list of issues to work on
>>for 0.8. However, if you have something to add, please feel free to do so.