Shock as MozillaZine Readers Turn to Slashdot for Accurate Information

Thursday October 31st, 2002

For our last poll, we asked you where else you go to get Mozilla news. 848 of you answered with Slashdot getting 30% of the vote, almost twice as much as its nearest rival, MozillaNews, with 17%. The third-placed 'None of the above' option was favoured by 16% of you, which frankly tells us very little. FUD specialist MozillaQuest came in fifth with 8% of the vote, which concerns us slightly. 5% of you rely on mainstream tech news sites such as CNET's or eWeek while 4% of you prefer the weblog style of Blogzilla. Newcomers Planet Mozilla and MozFan didn't do so well with 1% and 0% of the vote respectively. NewsForge, with 1%, also did surprisingly badly, especially considering the amount of news we steal from them. Finally, 14% of you just go wherever telnet to port 80 will take you.

For our next poll, we'd like to know what your favourite Phoenix theme is. The options are taken from the lists at the mozdev Themes project and David Tenser's Phoenix Help so don't blame us if your favourite theme isn't listed. Go and vote now or just sit on the fence and watch the latest results.

#56 Re: Another example?

by asa <>

Friday November 1st, 2002 1:18 PM

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I can't install the Google toolbar for IE into Mozilla, that's not Mozilla's problem, that's an issue with the Google toolbar for IE which attempts to install itself using mechanisms that don't exist in Mozilla. If an extension attempts to install itself to a toolbar that doesn't exist in Phoenix or a pref panel that doesn't exist in Phoenix then the extension won't function properly. That's not a shortcoming of Phoenix.

That being said, the necessary tweaks to a Mozilla extension to make it work properly in Phoenix are very minor. You can see how minor at <http://www.mozillazine.or…ogs/hyatt/extensions.html> (that might be a bit out of date but the point stands that it's a minor tweak to port a Mozilla extension over to the Phoenix application.)