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If you look on the mozilla page they are working on the alpha/beta version to test some backend code, though they won't be releasing a version 1.8 as they say they can't manage to support it aswell as firefox and thunderbird, mozilla is to be handed over to someone else
Originally posted by phil.d.g If you look on the mozilla page they are working on the alpha/beta version to test some backend code, though they won't be releasing a version 1.8 as they say they can't manage to support it aswell as firefox and thunderbird, mozilla is to be handed over to someone else
Oh now I see it... so their sort of shifting everything to Firefox for the browser portion.. makes sense to me since having two browsers around to maintain and support can be a little bit of high overhead..
Okay, thanks guys. I guess I will need to be shifting to firefox. I already use thunderbird and its excellent, but I always preferred the power and bulk of the mozilla 1.7.x product over firefox; plus its very close to the old Netscape Communicator/Navigator that I have been using since I was a kid.
haven't played w/ mozilla too much. But from my understanding, firefox's capacity as a browser is very similar. Mozilla inludes other stuff, so if your looking for a browser, I would make the switch to firefox.
Looks like since MS got a little competition with Firefox, they started to listen to peoples. IE is quite nice today, with inbuilt pop-ups blocker and possibility to get a higher security, such as disabling ActiveX(both of these are on by default too). Indeed, the lack of a tabular browser as firefox is crucial, at least for me... I got so addicted to it and my mouse middle button ^_^.
Thanks for all the replies. I got the latest firefox ver 1.0.4 running on slackware excellent. I really like the 'install missing plugin feature'. I remember in mozilla you have to go to macromedia and download flash then copy it into the mozilla plugin dir. Firefox did everything automatically and perfectly!!!
At least for flash...Still having trouble with JVM although that never worked before