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Offline polonus

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When CA's advice is to use FF
« on: August 19, 2006, 09:56:43 PM »
Hello Malware Fighters,

Dark days with patches when CA either wants you to browse an alternate browser or IE7 beta:
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1607

Firefox has problems of its own and because of spellchecker bugs etc. had to postpone the release of FF 2.0 to a later date than August 15th. It is not encouraging, isn't it, folks?

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« Last Edit: August 19, 2006, 09:58:55 PM by polonus »
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Re: When CA's advice is to use FF
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2006, 01:43:30 AM »
I don't care if the smell spell checker doesn't work, I've got the SpellBound extension, had to tweak that to get it to run with 1.5.x though.

I does seem crazy to hold a 2.0 release for what is a cosmetic function like a spell checker.
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Re: When CA's advice is to use FF
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2006, 02:55:32 PM »
I've seen several announcements regarding the delay of FF 2.0, but nothing about a spell-checker causing the problems.

Announcements such as this:

http://www.betanews.com/article/Mozilla_Delays_Firefox_20_Until_Oct/1155749497

When they've worked out the bugs, and they go with a final, I for one, will be delighted to upgrade.

Edit:

If anyone's interested, you can keep track of what they're doing here:

http://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox2/StatusMeetings/2006-08-15
« Last Edit: August 20, 2006, 03:02:32 PM by OrangeCrate »