13 Reasons To Use Firefox Over IE

Thursday February 12th, 2004

Gsurface writes: "With the current release of Mozilla Firefox 0.8 and in the excitement to try out something new, I decided to compile 13 Reasons To Use Firefox Over IE. Here's a snip...

"'A feature which I thought was going to be integrated in Internet Explorer 6 was a download manager. Download managers allow you to manipulate and take control of your downloaded files. Mozilla Firefox's download manager contains just the essentials to allow you to control your downloads. You can pause your download and continue it a later time, something which is not possible with IE's download manager. Apart from sporting a nice look, the download manager stores the information such as size and location of your downloaded file. When the download is complete, a small notification is displayed in the lower right side of the screen.'"

#22 Re: No popups for me

by c960657

Friday February 13th, 2004 3:08 AM

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I think it would be convinient to be able to give permissions (javascript, java, popups etc.) for individual sites.

As a web programmer, there are a lot of browser functions like e.g. popups that I hesitate to use, because popups are misused by advertisers and others and people thus totally block popups. For popups, semi-advanced users fortunately have a way of enabling them per site, but other settings like e.g. whether Javascript is allowed to resize windows, there is only one global setting. Thus I must totally refrain from resizing windows in my websites, even though I have a legitimate reason to do so.

I have written a posting in the forum on this: <http://forums.mozillazine…org/viewtopic.php?t=52016> It wasn't read by that many and nobody commented on it, but I would like to know what people think of this, before I suggest it in a bugzilla bug.