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Mozilla 1.2 Beta Released

Wednesday October 16th, 2002

Mozilla 1.2 Beta is here! With this latest release come new features like link prefetching, viewing toolbars as text/images/both, GTK theme for Linux Mozilla (when in the classic theme), filter after the fact and filter logging in Mozilla Mail, bookmark groups as start page, and much, much more. Along with the new features come many stability and performance improvements and new code for yet to be enabled features like XFT font support. Check out the Release Notes for more details and a list of known issues. As usual, builds are available from mozilla.org's web site or FTP server.


#81 Re: Image blocker needs new powers

by dratliffe

Friday October 18th, 2002 3:10 PM

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> Mozilla has a great feature: blocking images. This is > great for blocking those annoying ads that almost every > page has. But a lot of the sites also seem to have > Flash ads which can be just as annoying. I was recently > on Yahoo mail. I blocked the ad image. When I reloaded > the page, I found a flash ad in it's place. Maybe yahoo > is trying to be "smart". But it would be great if one > could somehow block these pesky flash files too. > > I know you can right click on the flash ad and select > it not to play, but it would be nice if we could block > dem suckaz >

Yeah and maybe we can dry up Yahoo's advertising revenue so much that they'll go out of business and thus be prevented from displaying any advertisements at all ever! Woo hoo!

-Dustin