Mozilla Firefox 0.9 Release Candidate Available
Wednesday June 9th, 2004
Ben Goodger writes: "A testing candidate of Mozilla Firefox 0.9 is now available from mozilla.org. There are a couple more bugs we'd like to fix for the 0.9 release but want to get as much feedback on the app in general before we go out. Please download this build and test with it and report any show stopping bugs that you find. We are still looking to do a 0.9 final sometime Monday." Builds can be found on the FTP site.
#114 Re: Extensions
Wednesday June 9th, 2004 7:36 PM
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I think it's worse than that. The latest Adblock, my favorite extension, won't even let the browser window start - at least that's how it was with several very recent nightlies. Frustrated, I restored my OS partition from backup, installed 0.8 and I've been very happy since. I used the suite until recently and scoffed at Firefox for a while, but now that I manually set the prefs as I like them, I think 0.8 is just brilliant. <P>
My advice to people who rely on extensions and non-default themes: Don't upgrade from 0.8! It looks like 0.9 will be a bit of a trainsitional bastard, all for the sake of an excellent 1.0, I hope!