New Tab Browser in Nightly Builds
Thursday September 27th, 2001
Doron Rosenberg writes: "New nightlies now have a tabbed browsing feature! Hit ctrl-t to open new tabs. His Hyattness recently checked it in, and has fixed most of the bugs over the past few days. Please file any bugs to the XPToolkit component.
Also, Dan Parent from OEone noticed that typing chrome://messenger/content/messenger.xul in a tab loads mailnews into the tab! Same with Chatzilla (chrome://chatzilla/content/chatzilla.xul )."
#43 Simple Crash Instructions
by rickst29 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Saturday September 29th, 2001 8:39 PM
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The duplicate URL isn't necessary. All of my crashes have been caused by closing the original 'parent' tab pane, and attempting to run the browser using only the second 'child' tab. After closing the first tab, any change of URL in the remaining tab pane causes a crash.
Therefore the problem is not related to the content. Rather, it seems that closing the primary tab pane releases some critical data which is not duplicated in 'child' tabs, causing the browser to crash when the 'child' attempts to run without the original 'parent' present.