Adblock 0.5 Development Build 1 Released

Sunday October 26th, 2003

Mel Reyes writes in with news that Adblock 0.5 Development Build 1 has been released: "This is an incredibly awesome upgrade, not only fixing a few bugs with Firebird integration, but also making it even easier to block any object on a page, including images, Flash, etc. with incredible regular expression matching."

#6 awesome!

by dipa

Wednesday October 29th, 2003 6:45 AM

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I must note an extremely useful improvement over the previous versions: it seems to block image *downloads* instead of simply not displaying the images. Thus it saves bandwidth for us dial-up users. My only complain (wrt the ui) is the lack of "new" button when defining new filters. It would be quite confusing for novices to understand that one needs to press Enter.

Cudos to the people working on it!