can we resurrect linux-firefox-1.5 ?
clay at milos.co.za
Tue Jan 16 20:02:09 UTC 2007
If you had any idea how many RFC's IE violates and and how many bugs there
are in it you would never have made a statement like that.
Using firefox in windows even will save you from a lot of malware and other
bugs that are floating around online.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Luigi Rizzo" <rizzo at icir.org>
To: "Torfinn Ingolfsen" <torfinn.ingolfsen at broadpark.no>
Cc: <freebsd-stable at freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2007 8:09 PM
Subject: Re: can we resurrect linux-firefox-1.5 ?
> On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 07:37:22PM +0100, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Jan 2007 01:06:45 -0800
>> Luigi Rizzo <rizzo at icir.org> wrote:
>> > Would it be possible to resurrect the linux-firefox 1.5
>> > port (under a separate name) so at least people have a choice
>> > on which set of bugs they prefer ?
>> What makes native firefox unsuitable for you?
> Have not tried recently, i admit, but
> the many times i tried (up to a few months ago and with 1.0.5 or
> 1.0.7) it crashed randomly while browsing, within a few hours of use,
> and this was enough for me to give up.
> Additionally, i could not find a way to make the flash plugin
> work, which is a major annoyance given the amount of flash content
> that one finds in the services i use daily (some work related too).
> firefox is not one of the most reliable applications around,
> but these days using a browser is a necessary evil for just too many
> (including 'paperwork' that you have to do for your job, bank,
> bills and so on).
> It is already enough of a pain to do this as a non-Explorer user;
> i don't want also the impairment of a crippled firefox!
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