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Author Topic: Firefox 2.0 beta available  (Read 3077 times)

Carol Haynes

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Firefox 2.0 beta available
« on: July 13, 2006, 10:57:37 AM »
See: http://www.vnunet.co...irefox-beta-released

and to download it go to http://developer.moz...-milestone-released/

Looks like the war has stepped up a notch ;)

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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2006, 10:59:20 AM »
i know one of the things added that people are looking forward to is the built-in spell checking.

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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2006, 02:04:00 PM »
Quote from: Carl Taylor, vnunet.com
The new browser includes phishing protection to prevent users being fooled by fake websites...

The only 100% safe method of phishing protection is yourself.  As what if the phishing protection doesnt say a site is a phishing site when it really is...Then you are just as bad off.  So I think it is up to the user still yet to check out each site.  It may help most of the time, but still I don't think I could trust it all of the time.
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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2006, 02:16:45 PM »
Spell checking in a web browser? Wtf? >_<
- carpe noctem

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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2006, 02:17:58 PM »
f0dder: spellchecking in the next input boxes in forms.

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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2006, 07:58:29 PM »
I tried the beta the other day, but fully half of my plugins weren't compatible yet. AdBlock was one of the incompatible ones. Since I can't browse without adblock, I am now using my trusted FF1.5 again.

I shall see what the second beta and the release candidates bring...
« Last Edit: July 15, 2006, 06:12:14 AM by housetier »

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Re: Firefox 2.0 beta available
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2006, 06:03:16 AM »
It currently has a bug too when used with Ad Muncher