Mozilla Firebird 0.6 Released

Friday May 16th, 2003

At last, Mozilla Firebird 0.6 has been released! A lot of changes have been made since the last version of the browser — then known as Phoenix — came out in December. The most noticeable of these is a new default theme, based on Qute by Arvid Axelsson. The Preferences dialogue has been replaced with a redesigned Options dialogue and you can now clear your history, cookies, cache etc. with a single click. Many improvements have been made to the bookmarks system, including an IE-style context menu for items in the Bookmarks menu. In addition, this release includes Quality Feedback Agent (Talkback), allowing crash data to be sent directly back to the developers. Mozilla Firebird 0.6 also features many of the enhancements that have been made to the Mozilla Application Suite, including automatic resizing of large images to fit in the browser window and smooth scrolling.

Read the Mozilla Firebird 0.6 Release Notes for more information and grab a download from Builds are available for Windows, Linux and now Mac OS X. As explained in the new Mozilla Development Roadmap, Firebird and its mail/news client sister Mozilla Thunderbird will become the focus of future development after Mozilla 1.4 is released.

#92 To view jp2

by pkb351 <>

Sunday May 18th, 2003 6:27 PM

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Obviously his server was not configured correctly and interpreted the file as text. If the server was properly configured your Quicktime plugin could have displayed the jpeg 2000 file.

To view this file save what you call "gibberish" to your hard disk. Double click the saved file and Quicktime will display it for you.

Often when a download displays as gibberish it means that the server has not been properly configures for this type of file. The remedy is to save the file to your hard disk and open the saved file.