Firefox Pre-Preview Release Available for Testing
Saturday September 11th, 2004
Asa Dotzler writes "We took one more important change into the builds last night, moving from a blacklist to a whitelist for external protocol handlers, so today's builds are the new candidate 1.0PR builds. If all goes well with these builds, they'll become the official Firefox 1.0 Preview Release builds on Tuesday morning. Please help us test these bits and if you find any major regressions, please file bugs and nominate those as PR blockers with the bug flag "blocking-aviary1.0PR?" so that the Aviary team will see.
Note that this is not the final 1.0 Preview Release. That will happen on Tuesday if all goes well with the testing of these candidate builds. We appreciate any and all help testing the candidates and strongly encourage you to report any problems. Only you can prevent buggy releases ;-)"
#108 empty tab from closing tabs too quickly
Monday September 13th, 2004 11:35 PM
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This has bothered me for awhile, even using 0.9x. Recently I have been using quite a few nightlies, but the latest are the 1.0PR (0.10) that appeared on Sept. 1 and now the Sept. 11 build.
If I have a few tabs open, and then I use the close button on the right side to close them quickly, somtimes it creates a new, empty tab and shifts focus to it. It it is almost like what happens when double-clicking an empty part of the tab bar to create a new tab, however it happens when clicking the close button. It is a little annoying because somtimes I am skimming through a set of images in tabs in order, but then it happens and jumps me to the end of the sequence.
Anyone else get this?
This is (currently) "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040911 Firefox/0.10" running on a 1.33GHz PowerBook with 768MB RAM running MacOS X 10.3.5 with all of the latest system patches.