Firefox 1.5

Stijn Hoop stijn at
Sun Jan 29 14:44:57 PST 2006

On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 10:22:45PM +0100, Andreas Davour wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Jan 2006, Frank Staals wrote:
> >Hmm I got a question regarding to Fx 1.5. Has anyone else noticed a 
> >tremendous slowdown when using 1.5 ? I especially mean when the 
> >popup-window opens to ask what you want to do with a download ( save it or 
> >open it ) then Fx hangs for about 15 seconds ( while the 'ok' button is 
> >not clickable ) then It continues again. Also Firefox crashed when I tried 
> >using an upload function ( to attach a file to a post in a forum ).
> >
> >Anyone else had problems with this ? ( Using Xfce4.2.3.1 with gtk2.8.9 
> >here )
> Nope, but the person who decided to change the filerequester to a kind 
> that no other program on the planet uses needs to take a lesson in 
> consistency in gui design. That idiotic filerequester is a major problem 
> with 1.5 in my opinion...

It's consistent with the rest of GNOME. Being a GNOME user, I like it.
I think you can turn it off at compile time, but I haven't checked
to see if the port supports it as well.


I have great faith in fools -- self confidence my friends call it.
		-- Edgar Allan Poe
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