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Mozilla 1.0 Release Parties

CmdrTaco posted more than 11 years ago | from the git-yo-pawty-awn dept.

Mozilla 370

Screaming Lunatic writes "With the release of Mozilla 1.0 almost here, the open source Mozilla community is planning a bunch of parties all over the world. You can choose to attend a party already planned somewhere in the world or start up a party in your own neck of the woods. The main party will be at 8pm Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco." Currently 37 parties listed, but many of them look awfully lonely... none near Ann Arbor yet ;)

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parties for a web browser? (0, Troll)

alen (225700) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595632)

what a bunch of geeks. It's a commodity. Nothing special.

Commodity? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595687)

It fits the definition of "computer program" more than it does "commodity"

A strange, new usage of the word "program"? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595771)

You must be using Microsoft's definition of "computer program" : "a slow conglomeration of bugs that doesn't entierly fail in its intended use".

Is Mozilla a Microsoft product? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595789)

You must be using Microsoft's definition of "computer program

What does Microsoft have to do with it?

Re:Is Mozilla a Microsoft product? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595861)

Hey, I bet they could use some of that Mozilla code in IE7! MS Mozilla!

Re:parties for a web browser? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595722)

Can't you just picture it?

"Hooray, after all these years we finally called something 1.0, although it's still slow, bloated and full of bugs, and it almost sort of does what Internet Explorer does! Hey, wait a minute...."

(mass suicide follows)

Don't start chilling the champagne just yet... (2)

Artifice_Eternity (306661) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595727)

Someone should formulate, in mathematical notation, the principle that the current release of Mozilla will approach, but never reach, 1.0.

How many more incremental releases will there be?

Re:Don't start chilling the champagne just yet... (2, Interesting)

Guignol (159087) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595805)

like this ?
Mozilla_Release_version(t)=1.0-exp(-t*num_dev)

Re:Don't start chilling the champagne just yet... (2)

oever (233119) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595857)

like this ?
Mozilla_Release_version(t)=1.0-exp(-t*num_dev)


No, in this formula the release number goes down if the number of developers decreases. And the number's continuous, which is not realistic.

Re:parties for a web browser? (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595739)

It's not just a web browser. It's the biggest open source project ever. Mozilla represents open source and how successful it is. A party for Mozilla is a celebration of everything the open source community stands for. I think it's a great idea.

Re:parties for a web browser? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595792)

Yea, but it sucks.

Re:parties for a web browser? (1, Troll)

alen (225700) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595842)

Successful? It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with IE. Open source fanatics like to rant about the bugs in IE and other MS products, well there are still plenty in mozilla. It's not like it's a perfect piece of software. In this case MS is much more efficient.

Open source shows it's strengths in Linux. Open source code and standards and a few companies selling the OS and enterprise services to go along. You've got redhat, IBM and a few others. Mozilla shouldn't be a poster child for open source. Linux yes.

Re:parties for a web browser? (2)

Misch (158807) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595944)

Successful? It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with IE

I would dare say that the world of web browsing is severley different since version 1.0 of Internet Exploder. Remember, even back then, IE was *just* a web browser, and, for the most part, still is. What HTML spec did IE support then? How many different versions of the HTML spec are there now? Stylesheets? How many different image formats?

If you're looking to compare Mozilla 1.0 to IE 1.0, then I think you're trying to compare apples and oranges.

Re:parties for a web browser? (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595947)

It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with IE

Have you included the development time of Spyglass? Have you, in fact, compared the features and supported technology of IE 1.0 to Mozilla 1.0?

Now, if you had said "It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with getting IE to version 6.0", then yes, you might have a point. But you didn't say that, and besides, it has taken less than half the time for Mozilla to reach 1.0 than it has taken IE to reach 6.0...

Re:parties for a web browser? (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595963)

ah, the most common mozilla troll there is:
It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with IE
uh, sure, but have you compared IE 1.0 with mozilla 1.0?
the code to netscape communicator was released in 1998, and was abandoned soon thereafter to start a complete rewrite. so, from mid-1998 to now is four years. four years to write a browser that competes in just about every category and class as IE.

when was IE 1.0 first released? 1996? how long had they been developing it before that? since 1994? and they had an entire codebaset to work from, because they licensed it from spyglass.
http://careers.yahoo.com/s/wetfeet/v195.html [yahoo.com]

so... IE - in development since before 1994. Mozilla - in development since 1998. who's more efficient?

IE is Mosaic (2)

yerricde (125198) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595966)

It took 5 times as long to get to version 1.0 than MS did with IE.

The Mozilla team started from scratch and produced a working web browser in three years, after deciding that the Netscape 5.0 code on which they had been working for the last year just wouldn't cut it. The Microsoft Internet Explorer team bought the Mosaic browser [blooberry.com] (a project presumably begun in 1992) and released IE 1.0 in August 1995, and it wasn't actually usable until 3.0 in August 1996. Again four years.

Mozilla: More bloated than a 3 day old corpse (-1)

ElCagado (575762) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595916)

ok, let me explain, than. There are several reasons why _I_ do not support Mozilla, or don't like it as a product. Technical ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a) startup time is HUGE. b) minimize/maximize time is enermous c) User Interface is *terrible* d) CSS support is far away from being completed e) Mozilla supports broken Netscape table alyout (HTML) Political ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a) Netscape (AOL Time Warner) is backing Mozilla, and *uses* Mozilla for own *games* AOL needs to protect "icon on genuis Microsoft Desktop"? Let's threat them [MS] that we will use Gecko/Mozilla as an engine in next AOL browser. Again, it's fine with me if AOL or even MS will use Mozilla - but not for *dirty games*, please!... b) Mozilla developers are often paid by Netscape, and those developers do not respect *normal* Mozilla users. To understand it better - compare Mozilla-layout list with, say, KFM-devel, (or Konq-bugs), where key Konqueror developers (and advanced users) are subscribed and *answer questions*, including "what will be in next version" and "when it will be released" Business reasons ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ a) Mozilla is in development almost 4 years but results its developers achieved are not impressive, at all. Again: Mozilla is slow, bloated, consumes a lot of memory and lacks support for many important standards (partially implemented standard can't be called "reference implementation" or "standard compliant implementation") b) it's time to recognize (in case there is a least one Real Manager behind this project) that Mozilla project failed. :-(( It's really a pity, but you can't ignore facts. c) unfortunately, it seems that neither Netscape or AOL itself has good managers. So, may be, it's good time to look for such managers outside?... Again - answer is "no!..." from Netscape. So, what can I say seeing such arrogance from Netscape's side? It's a pity. I wish it could be better. But this is out of my control at a moment. So, if we left political reasons outside, only Technical and Business reasons theirself are enough to recognize that Mozilla is *failing*, if not failed already. That's my opinion, and I strongly back it.

Netscape business model (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595954)

Don't forget the basic Netscape model: degrade your brownser from release to release until it is unusable, and then look at your main rival (which actually dares to improve its project between releases) and launch utterly frivolous lawsuits to punish them for the outrage of making their product better while you make yours worse.

First RealLife post! (-1)

IAgreeWithThisPost (550896) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595633)

howbout RealLife? You go outside and interact with other people. Great graphics, although it is rather difficult to advance in levels. Oh, and no starting over.

EP III script leaked! (0)

Thud457 (234763) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595833)

It looks like Harry Knowles has gotten his mitts on a leaked copy of Star Wars Episode III. And whoo boy, it looks like Georgie boy is writing most of the script [timecube.com] himself again!

Glad to see (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595661)

Those scientists have also been able to ressurrect the extinct Mozilla from that remaining DNA.

Mozilla 3:16 says I just kicked your ass.

perhaps (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595668)

Mozilla 1.0 orgy... that might get more people to sign up.

Re:perhaps (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595784)

It ain't Mozilla.org(y) for nothing!

No party... but capitolism (3, Interesting)

Lumpy (12016) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595672)

I plan on burning cd's of OO1.0 and Moz1.0 with both Windows and linux versions on them ready to go.. and then I'm gonna sell the Cd's at the hamfest I'm attending for $5.00 each (covers my costs of CD's cases,label printing, etc...)

I hope to get at least another 100 people using OO and Moz and away from microsoft products...

I have an excellent banner for my booth too..

Hey, if you aren't being an advocate... then you're just dead weight.

Re:No party... but capitolism (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595751)

100 copies, you'll be lucky to sell 1. $5 for a burnt CDR? Hams aren't that stupid.

Hey, if you are being an advocate... then you're just an annoying twat. And in your case, greedy.

Re:No party... but capitolism (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595839)

uhh yeah they are.. at dayton I saw at least 4 booths selling obviousally illegal copies of winsnot XP. on burned CDR's and hams were buying them up like mad. as for the Dayton LUG selling copies of RH7.3 for $15.00 that are "burnt" cd's.

Obviousally you dont know squat do you....

Hey, if I didn't have broadband and I wanted OO1.0 I'd shell out 5 bucks for a great looking CD with a full color GLOSSY printing and a hard plastic case. I've sold 20 copies of just OO on cd here at the office and to ARES members..

go away little troll man... you're just pissed that I thought of it and you didn't.

Re:No party... but capitolism (1)

Daengbo (523424) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595893)

On Friday, installed 25 versions of both. I had, on my boss' insistence that we use win98 for a lab, done a minimum re-install, erasing the old MSOffice suite, not installing Outlook Express, and removing IE with ieradicator. I figured there was no need for the students to use that stuff in a language lab, and it would save a lot of viral headaches. When she returned from a seminaar in the US last week, suddenly internet and office suites were obligatory (who knows why in a language lab), so I installed Moz1.0rc3, OO1.0, and Pladao 1.0 (OpenOffice638C with thai menus and language support). I doubt anyone will use them, but whatever. Can't hurt.

First anti-Katz post! (-1)

IAgreeWithThisPost (550896) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595673)

FU Katz
I hope you die
I wish food poisoning
on your next batch of fries
Maybe ebola
you will soon get
and bleed from orifices
cmdrtaco's cock has met

You're joking right? (1)

Torgo's Pizza (547926) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595683)

Sorry, I'll download it but I won't be having a party. I would actually like some girls to show up, and having the latest browser doesn't exactly drive the ladies crazy.

Re:You're joking right? (1)

Fiver-rah (564801) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595800)

Having the latest browser doesn't exactly drive the ladies crazy.

You're right. That's not exactly what drives us crazy. The latest version of IE does nothing for women. Mozilla, on the other hand, is very sexy. Of course, that's not all you need. Chicks dig lightstrips [thinkgeek.com] too.

Re:You're joking right? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595961)

and having the latest browser doesn't exactly drive the ladies crazy.

You gotta be kidding me. All the girls I've ever gone out with were attracted to me because of my alternative browsers.

"Mozilla? Oh what's that.. sounds kinky!"

"I love Operas!"

"My name is Amy, but I prefer to be called Amaya..."

"Let's go sail the seas on a Galeon! That'll be so romantic!"

fp = first party (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595684)

The first party will be in my pants, and you're invited to cum!

Tokyo party (5, Funny)

cxreg (44671) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595704)

I see there's one in Tokyo, but I'm disappointed.

It should be called "MOZILLA DESTROYS TOKYO IN MASSIVE RELEASE" or something!

Re:Tokyo party (1)

BJH (11355) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595959)

Don't worry, it might happen yet - that site lists only one participant, but the Japanese party promotion site already lists over 150 people as confirmed attendees...

Hell yeah! (1)

Limburgher (523006) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595716)

I'll throw my own party! I'll show all in attendance how to use Mozilla to maximize their surfing pleasure. . .

while using the mouse with their left hand. . .

Well, (5, Funny)

MonkeyBot (545313) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595718)

...any reason to party is a good reason! I can see it now--RMS drunk on vodka dressed up as Godzilla, Linus up on the turntables spinnin' some wicked trance music, AND NO WOMEN TO BE SEEN FOR MILES!

A Star Trek convention? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595760)

--RMS drunk on vodka dressed up as Godzilla, Linus up on the turntables spinnin' some wicked trance music, AND NO WOMEN TO BE SEEN FOR MILES!

Change that Godzilla to a Gorn, and add one or two females (350 pound nearly nude Orion slave girls), and you have a Star Trek convention. Beam me up SC0TT13!

Re:Well, (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595777)

No, you're wrong! There are women, it's just that they are indistinguishable from the "men".

Xena convention. (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595815)

No, you're wrong! There are women, it's just that they are indistinguishable from the "men".

except that they are hairer. Moving into Xena/Hercules convention territory here.

GOOD!!! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595719)

i want a Mozilla party in Bugtussle Tenn...

How sad is this? (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595725)

Throwing parties over a web browser's release?? At least LAN parties have a purpose, but exactly what does one do at one of these things? Sit around and talk about how Linux is good, Mozilla is good, and how anything Microsoft is bad?

Sure, mod me down, but what's the point of all of this? The geek community has hit a new low here, and I think it's pathetic, if you ask me.

Re:How sad is this? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595855)

It's kinda sad that you think a party needs a purpose to be called a party.

Re:How sad is this? (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595917)

Haha... nobody needs your scorn... you sad, sad little person...

Since when do you need a "good reason" to party? The only thing pathetic here is the fact that your social skills are so poor that you need to have the party's "business plan" and agenda before you will consider it worthwhile...

What is that.. Never trust the 1.0 version... (1)

BagOBones (574735) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595728)

As interested as I am with the prospect of a another browers.. I am still having strange problems with it under windows.. It alwasy seems to forget where is profiles folder is and will noth launch untill I create a new profile or point it to the one I made last time.. Why is this needed for the browser?? I can understand it for the E-mail and news but not even the browser works without setting a profile.. I guess it lets you sort your book marks per user but unter windows 2000 and higher users profiles are better handled by the login name.. the app shouldn't even handle it.. And under linuk you have your home folder.. I if it loaded pages faster than IE or konqeror I might be interested but I have not really liked the 0.9.9 verisons or even the first RC much..

Re:What is that.. Never trust the 1.0 version... (2)

Amazing Quantum Man (458715) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595780)

That happened to me with NS 4.79 under Win2K. Only worked right if you happened to be logged in with admin rights.

Re:What is that.. Never trust the 1.0 version... (1)

BagOBones (574735) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595881)

Ya, I hated profiles in NS and I hate them just as much now.. It doesn't seem to be a rights issue because the users I was testing it with had full admin rights on the system.. I still much prefer systems that use the users home directory or documents folder.. In program user profiles should have died with win 9X. All the big OSes now have some form of login and user managment system.. Its just combersome.

Re:What is that.. Never trust the 1.0 version... (1)

Zelet (515452) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595813)

RC3 is much better about all those things (dont know about the profile), but I installed most of the releases up til now and eventually switched back to IE, but with RC3 there are no noticable bugs and it is fast and fun. I have been using it since the day it was released and I haven't thought once about returning to IE.

(Notice, I only installed the browser)

love and money (1)

oever (233119) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595735)

Currently 37 parties listed, but many of them look awfully lonely...

Of course, you can't expect open source people to have good (expensive) food and drinks. Give me an IE party anytime. (As a compensation, of course.)

Chug chug chug !!! (0)

VisualThoy (202019) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595737)

Too bad schools out for the summer. I bet the frats at my university are kicking themselves for not being able to throw some keg parties for this release.

"Every time you find a bug in the 1.0 release you gotta funnel a beer bro!"

Re:Chug chug chug !!! (1)

dr_dank (472072) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595945)

"Every time you find a bug in the 1.0 release you gotta funnel a beer bro!"

Well, I certainly hope ambulances will be standing by.

**Boo rises over crowd, Karma goes bye-bye**

yay! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595743)

And the largest party in Vienna! ;-) cool!

Drugs! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595749)

No party's complete without them.

Irony... (5, Interesting)

LinuxGeek (6139) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595752)

JWZ resigned in a very public manner from the Mozilla project and now the official release party is at the DNALounge, the club that JWZ started? Irony abounds..

Re:Irony... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595905)

Yep, JWZ threw a hissyfit and declared the whole thing dead. AOL had bought it and would drive it into the ground. Has he posted a retraction yet, or is he the typical arrogant full-of-shit geek?

Re:Irony... (1)

EnderWiggnz (39214) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595946)

no shit... jwz has been bad mouthing the project forever, and now is gonna throw the "main" mozilla party...

sigh... you're right, maybe the theme song could be Alanis' greatest hit...

Silly people... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595758)

Everyone knows nerds don't go to parties! I saw it in a movie. (Unless of course they use their computer to create a hot chick and she creates a party for them.)

Party Hearty (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595769)

I'd love to go, but it's the same day as the Emacs version 21 party (that's alot of hangovers!).

- Gatse

Oh the humanity (1)

Jupiter9 (366355) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595770)

Dudes and dudetts, like total kegger party at my place while we wait for Mozilla to download and compile! Oh the humanity.

Let the fucking begin! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595774)

So click ! [theonion.com]

Here ya go... (3, Informative)

Misch (158807) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595779)

Here ya go, you're all invited [mozilla.org]... now why don't you print out a bunch of these onto glossy postcards and leave them around your local college campus like all the promoters do at mine [rit.edu]?

Everybody can have a Party... (2, Funny)

zulux (112259) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595798)

With Mozilla's Javascript pop-up blocker and pornzilla [netscape.com] features, everybody can have their own party in their pants on 'release' day.

This is a joke right? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595816)

Words fail me when trying to contemplate how stupid a Mozilla release party is. I can't even form properly structured sentences. My mind boggles.

You are all freaks

My Mozilla's Icons are nothing like the Explorer (2, Funny)

quantaman (517394) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595818)

With apologies to Willian Shakespeare, or anyone with taste for that matter

My Mozilla's Icons are nothing like the Explorer;
China is far more red than her licence red;
If button mean down, why then she come back up?
If html be wires, broken wires jut one of her engine;
I have seen webpages advertising other browsers;
But no such promotions I see in her windows;
And in some MS java there is more delight;
Than in the broken applets that from my browser reeks;
I love to browse her tabs, yet well I know
That some Flash hath a far more pleasing look;
I grant I never saw OS X though;
My Mozilla, when she browsers, slumps through links;
And yet, by Linux, I think my browser as rare
As any I belied with false compare;

loyal user of NS-anti MS (1)

Joe 'Nova' (98613) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595827)

I think it's a great way to launch, especially if monkey-boy MS can't dance for their rollout, if 2000 crashed(blue screen baby), and we can't have a "Dance on Bill's Grave" party.
I do not trust any entity that has waaaaayyyyy to much centralised power, and i've been wondering about God in that dept.(wonder what upgrades HE gives....)
I think a party is appropriate, not a pie in mozilla's face, or other wankin' PR sh*t, but it's a release.
For you folks groaning and saying that it's not V3 of your fav game, humor from a little back
check out the mozilla up front! [shockwave.com]
True, it's not release 3 of Game-Quest-Gate-Raider-Zombie, but this is a jab at an OS as much as it is a product. Don't whine. Somebody took up the old line, "If somebody was gonna come up with something better, doncha think they would?"...
Now...if you want to argue too much "Chrome features", ummm, can't argue that, oh gee, look at the time, gotta go....
check out

Well, CmdrTaco (1)

XO (250276) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595841)

Let's get this party started. We can hook it up in Ann Arbor... how about at The Edge??? 94 and Michigan I think is the cross-streets there...

"none near ann arbor yet"... (2)

Wakko Warner (324) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595844)

...well, Rob, start your own. Break out the old Hope College Bong and invite a few friends.

I knew geeks were antisocial, but begging for a party to spring up near you is downright pathetic.

- A.P.

Re:"none near ann arbor yet"... (1)

scottj (7200) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595962)

Why would anybody want to go to Michigan for a party anyway?

Good for them! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595853)

These poor people are shunned by society, they deserve to have some fun too.

Mozilla on the beach (4, Funny)

SlashdotTroll (581611) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595860)

I'm throwing a Mozilla Troll party on the beach. All Trolls invited:

Trollificus
Metrollica
IAgreeWithThisPost
Subject Line Troll
OriginalUsername
Klerck (CmdrTaco)

and

John Carmack

We'll be playing pin the tail on CowboyNeal, after that Frost the Pist, and at night we'll be bobbing for Grunion. The person with the least karma in the Troll Games will be given the lowest latency Internet Access in the world for 1 hour and unlimited posting privileges.

Are there any other people that would like to join the list? Please send submissions to slashdottroll at yahew dot com [mailto]

Mozilla on the beach party (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595891)

After your beach party would you fine fellowes like to please come to my house and see my beowulf clusters and perhaps play some of my favoirte Linus game, DOOM? I promise it is a fun game in which you run throuug h a maze and shoot monsters and evil humans. There will not be girls, as I perspire a lot when I see one.

Re:Mozilla on the beach (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#3595956)

Bah.

Pin the tail on CowboyNeal isn't especially hard, considering that his ass spans the entire US mid-West.

In keeping with open source.... (1)

C. Mattix (32747) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595873)

In keeping with the open source dogma of "you fix it," are all the parties BYOB?

None near Anne Arbor yet... (3, Interesting)

wowbagger (69688) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595914)

Oh give me a break, Rob! If YOU want a party near your home, why don't YOU organize one?

Unlike most people, you have the forum to get the interest in and you can write it off as a business expense!

Seriously - if you want to see a party nearby, MAKE ONE!

(of course, one wonders about the sort of people who would go to a Mozilla release party... will there be many "wimmin of the female persuasion" as a certain squint-eyed sailor might ask...)

if fark can do it, then I guess moz can do it too (1)

reschly (565800) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595934)

Personally, I'm warry of joining up with people that I only know via the internet. But Fark [fark.com] has plenty of fark parties [google.com] and no one seems to complain about those. Whatever.

Activities? (4, Interesting)

naloxone (142847) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595953)

Hey, I'm hosting the (hopefully large) Houston Release Party [batmantis.com] and am looking for suggestions for activities. So far, I have:
  1. Internet Explorer Pinata
  2. Godzilla Vs. movies projected as background
  3. Lots and lots of beer

But I'm at a loss to think of other activities. Suggestions?

Booth Babes? (2)

Chibi (232518) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595955)

So, will there be any booth babes [envynews.com] at any of these parties?

Before you try that link, the site has not yet recovered from this morning. :)

Parties are cool but... (2)

sunset (182117) | more than 11 years ago | (#3595967)

... I'd rather they fix bugs. Like maybe http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=144882 which has been broken since RC2. I can't even send mail.
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