Is M12 Alpha?
Thursday December 2nd, 1999
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#47 Get the proxies working first
Friday December 3rd, 1999 7:10 AM
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In the poll I found myself having to put a 0 in for many things because I have yet to be able to use Mozilla for regular browsing.
Why? Because the proxies are pretty well completely broken. Everything from setting the proxy preferences to the proxy actually getting used simply don't work. And as I am sitting behind a firewall, I can't use Mozilla for any serious browsing. Currently those proxy fixes are slated for M14. I wouldn't consider Mozilla alpha (read somewhat useable) until then.
- Avery J. Regier