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    Re: New Look of Firefox 4.0 - possibly

    Here's a summary page on what is planned for Firefox 3.7 and 4.0 on the visual side:

    https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox/Projects/3.7_and_4.0_Theme_and_UI_Revamp#Linux
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    Re: Arora Vs Firefox

    Major reasons are that Mozilla has complete control over the platform and is therefore in the comfortable position to decide in which technological direction it should move. The most important reason...
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    Re: I have windows 7 oem!

    If you are a student ask if your university participates in the MSDNAA program. I got my free and legal version of Windows 7 Professional at the end of August from the MSDNAA website.
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    Re: Chrome Vs Firefox 3.5 (the tabs)

    Internet Explorer 8 has actually the tab management I like most from all the browsers I have used in recent times (Firefox 3.5 and Chrome 3 are the other ones). It opens new tabs opened from links...
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    Re: Windows 7 - Linux Killer?

    http://knowyourmeme.com/i/8504/original/Philosoraptor_template.jpg?1250275832
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    Re: Get rid of Firefox!

    The quote doesn't actually refute me. It says that there won't be another Trident-based browser on the ballot, it says nothing about the Trident library itself.
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    Re: Get rid of Firefox!

    You are confusing a rendering engine with a full-blown browser.
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    Re: Get rid of Firefox!

    It's totally legitimate that an OS has an integrated HTML rendering engine. It's part of giving value to your platform for developers who don't have to maintain their own personal port of engine xyz....
  9. Thread: Firefox 3.5.1

    by Erunno
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    Re: Firefox 3.5.1

    It's the case on all platforms as there is no x86-64 port of TraceMonkey yet. x64 Firefox builds use SpiderMonkey only. Mozilla is currently working on a x64 version of TraceMonkey which will...
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    Re: Firefox 3.5 is officially out!

    Just don't forget to delete the Flash cookies (LSOs) afterwards. Since Flash is an external plug-in the private browsing mode leaves them untouched and the LSOs are stored in a directory named after...
  11. Thread: Google Wave

    by Erunno
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    Re: Google Wave

    I'm pretty sure that by "client" the Google guy (Lars Rasmussen?) is referring to the web interface.
  12. Re: Oracle May Make OpenOffice.org Its Own Foundation Like The Mozilla Foundation

    Emphasis mine.

    Mozilla earns almost all of their money through multi-million dollar contracts with Google. As soon as Google stops funding them Mozilla won't be able to hold their paid developers...
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    Re: Chrome for Linux - wow! What an update!

    Google scans emails mechanically (no humans read your mail) and looks for specific keywords which in turn is used for personalized advertisment. Given the fact that most people send emails...
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    Re: Firefox 3.5 beta 4 delayed again?

    Beta 4 is scheduled for a April 22-24 release [1]

    [1]https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox3.5/StatusMeetings/2009-04-08#Firefox_3.5_Development
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    Re: Firefox and Mozilla

    Nope, the first few versions were called Phoenix. Starting with 0.6 the browser was renamed to Firebird but the developers of the database with the same name didn't like this too much so it was...
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    Re: Firefox and Mozilla

    The oldest name for Firefox I am aware of is Phoenix before it was renamed to Firebird for reasons that slipped my mind. If I remember correctly Phoenix 0.2 was the first version I used of what would...
  17. Thread: Resignation

    by Erunno
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    Re: Resignation

    The good ones always leave early. http://www.duckandcover.cx/forums/images/smiles/icon_salut.gif
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    Re: Linux version of Google Chrome to use GTK+

    This is a common fallacy as you simply don't know if the binary you download is derived from the publicly accessible source code and that it hasn't been modified before compilation. Not that I intend...
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    Re: Linux version of Google Chrome to use GTK+

    True, I've never had the impression that web applications are notoriously slow with today's JavaScript engines. Lag due to the Internet connection delay seem to be a bigger problem as the interface...
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    Re: Linux version of Google Chrome to use GTK+

    Only when comparing the unreleased Firefox 3.1 to the released Chrome 1.0. Chrome's development version (2.0 devel) features a new version of the V8 JavaScript engine which recently beat Squirrelfish...
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    Re: Linux version of Google Chrome to use GTK+

    Judging by the first screen shots of the OSX versions the Google engineers don't really seem to care about interface conventions on the target platform. More likely they'll try to push the...
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    Re: Adobe is stupid.

    Yet their revenue is generated by the highly sophisticated advertisement software which is running on it and not by the Linux servers. I very much doubt that it is tied to Linux to an extent that...
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    Re: Adobe is stupid.

    Did you just add random names to the list? Google does not make money with open source software, almost 99 percent of their revenue is generated by advertisement and most of their software is not...
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    Re: Firefox w/ Wine is faster than Native Firefox

    Firefox is actually more affected by a badly optimized JavaScript Engine than the other browsers. Since Firefox' interface is defined in XUL, which relies on JavaScript as scripting language, any...
  25. Thread: Best Browser

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    Re: Best Browser

    Argh, I had a longer and more detailed reply prepared but I managed to close my browser involuntarily. Anyway, let's keep this short then...



    Your whole argument is a straw man as I was...
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