Firefox 2.0 RC 2 now available

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  1. NetRyder

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    http://developer.mozilla.org/devnew...se-candidate-2-is-now-available-for-download/

    Downloads: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/bonecho/all-rc.html

    :)
     
  2. gonaads

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    It feels silky smooth. :D
     
  3. failurbydesign

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    will it keep all my extensions?
     
  4. Geffy

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    I still don't see why they have "created" Javascript 1.7. Its not been submitted to any standards body at all, its just going to fragment the language and make it even harder for web developers to get things done. Its like 10 years worth of giant steps backwards in the fight for cross browser compatibility.

    I also dont see the point of Pythonised Javascript which is essentially what Javascript 1.7 is.
     
  5. LordOfLA

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    it just shows how hypocritical mozilla and its hardcore userbase is. Proclaiming Standards in one hand while creating proprietary extensions in the other.

    Rounded corners for example...

    It's still showing this "Mozilla way or no way" attitude they've had for a long time.
     
  6. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Only if they are compatible with version 2. Otherwise they will be grayed out and non-usable. I had a few that were not compatible, had to wait for updates to finally show.
     
  7. failurbydesign

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    WOW, AM I GLAD im playin with the beta, i love the spell checker..is all around way better..love it!!!
     
  8. Khayman

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    how do you get the spell checker to work? i can't find an option.
    also the session manager
     
  9. NetRyder

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    Right-click in a text field and select "Spell check this field" from the context menu. Also look under Tools>Options, Advanced tab. There's a "Check my spelling as I type" checkbox.

    The session manager works automatically if the browser ever crashes, or if you install a new extension and have to restart. All the tabs you had open before will automatically load up when the browser restarts. :)
     
  10. Johnny

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    I am trying this out now .. It looks nice. Although I think the new Maxthon 2 with IE7 will be better :)
     
  11. Admiral Michael

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    I;m giving it a try now. Altho it seems when I click a topic in the Recent Forum posts at the top VBulletin says I'm not signed it. But if I navigate to the post its fine. Same with the RSS feed.

    EDIT: Oops, looks like Enable Cookies was unchecked. Fixed now. :nervous:
     
  12. Khayman

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    Ah, i didn't have that option, but i also just noticed i had to install a dictionary first, then the option appeard
     
  13. GhoulScout

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    I keep trying to give firefox a chance, from 1.5 to 2.0 now but i just keep going back to opera. don't get me wrong it's not a bad browser, and far superior to IE but still. Good taste in music failurbydesign, i'm going to be seeing them with dashboard soon.
     
  14. Grandmaster

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    So people finally are finding out how awesome it is to have a spell checker and session manage built in :D

    It's wonderful.
     
  15. NetRyder

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    I've never really felt the need for a spell checker, since I almost always catch my typos as they happen.
    The session manager is a great addition though; especially useful when you have to restart the browser after installing an extension. :)
     
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    Is there a change log?
     
  18. kcnychief

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    Not as of yet, probably won't have one until it's actually posted on their site.
     
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    RC3 is now out, at the link above