Full Article Attached Rapid Pace of Development for Mozilla Firebird

Sunday August 17th, 2003

If you haven't downloaded a Mozilla Firebird nightly build in the last few weeks, you may be surprised to discover how many enhancements the application has received. In this extended full article, MozillaZine takes a look at some of Firebird's more interesting recent improvements, including support for sidebar panels with webpage content and a selector for alternative stylesheets. Remember that you need to be using a nightly build and not a milestone release to see these new features in action. Refer to a resource such as The Burning Edge if you need help deciding which nightly to download and discuss Firebird with other followers of the project in our Mozilla Firebird forums.

#22 Re: plug-in prefs

by AlexBishop <>

Tuesday August 19th, 2003 4:04 PM

You are replying to this message

"I'd love it if there was a turn off/on Flash option, so that I would start downloading the flash plug-in... I must have skipped over that plug-ins. This is very nice!"

The feature doesn't disable plug-ins that are embedded into pages, it only disables plug-ins when you open a file on its own.

Example: A Flash ad embedded in a page will still work. However, if you follow a link to a Flash file, it won't open it with the plug-in but will instead be passed to a helper application or downloaded.