Kipp Hickman has this week's NGLayout update.
"Fixed numerous bugs related to inline box handling. We now pass some
nasty (nasty!) css tests done by the amazing David Baron and Ian
Hickson (bug #1990 and #1278).
Also did some work to speed up rendering on linux.
Also did some work to improve font matching on linux."
Here's Akkana's update on the status of the editor (composer):
"More work on stability and basic plaintext editing functionality for
Begin work on html editing functionality for M4."
Chris Waterson writes in with this RDF update:
Lots of meetings this week, so not a lot of code got written (by me), but RJC did some cool stuff.
- A "find" data source is coming on-line that'll be able to grovel through all the datasources (like the "find" dialog on Mac).
- Warren has some cool ideas about unifying scriptability and RDF; we spent a lot of time talking about that.
- We're slowly creeping towards datasource-level scripting "for real".
- Dan Brickley did some great house-cleaning on the RDF docs (http://www.mozilla.org/rdf).
Milestone 3 builds and tarballs should get pushed
out sometime before Monday, there will be details
posted to the netscape.public.mozilla.builds newsgroup,
along with a webpage.
Release Notes that provide addtional information will be
posted under http://www.mozilla.org/projects/seamonkey/release-notes/
Daniel Nunes has M3 news:
M3 bits will be pushed sometime before the end of the day monday.
More documentation will follow, and announced in the
netscape.public.mozilla.announce and .builds newsgroups."
Phil Peterson has news regarding the Mail/News client:
M3 requirements for Win32 were met. See the smoketest
doc for details.
Mork DB implementation can write DBs, and is really close to reading them
too (the in-memory part, separate from I/O, has been running for a while).
Linux build is up and running, but not included in Tinderbox yet.
Mail composition using Ender is running on the Mac.
for migrating mail/news user data from 4.x to 5.0.
Landed restructured MIME code, with work on separating parsing from generation,
and work on separating header display from body display.
Footprint watch. Folks seem to like this, so we'll keep doing it
until they start complaining. Last week we were at 1,380,352, so this is
~5% growth. RHP is going to look at the vCard converter to find out why
it's so big.
Mac and Linux builds of mail/news to be added to Tinderbox.
Seth Spitzer (re)joins the mail/news group to work on Linux.
Forging ahead on M4 work. See the milestone
plan for details.
Some UI specs to be posted to mozilla. Probably message composition and
multiple accounts will come first. Watch the newsgroup
First look at new toolbar icons (work in progress) from the User Experience
Mail/News disk footprint (optimized code on Win32)
What is it?
How big is it?
||Main mail/news stuff (app core, data sources, DB code, etc.)
||POP3, local mail
||app core for message composition
||MIME converter for vCal
||MIME converter for vCard