Netscape 7.01 Released with Pop-up Blocker
Tuesday December 10th, 2002
Netscape has updated its flagship browser to version 7.01. This latest release is based on Mozilla 1.0.2 and combines several bug fixes with a couple of new features. The most notable of these is a sophisticated pop-up blocker (accessible from Edit > Preferences > Privacy & Security > Popup Window Controls). Also new in this release is an option to set a group of tabs as your home page.
#7 Re: Re: cool....
Tuesday December 10th, 2002 12:16 PM
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I fully agree. I just wish Netscape didn't lag so far behind official Mozilla releases. I mean, 7.01 is based on the 1.0 branch (1.0.2) which came out in JUNE. Mozilla is now up to 1.2.1. Mozilla 1.1 came out in AUGUST. I can understand there needing to be a certain amount of time for reworking, tweaking, testing, and branding, but doesn't this seem excessive?
For the record, I use Mozilla.