[thelist] FireFox 3

kate kate.007 at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 18 12:53:36 CDT 2008

Some Bookmarks are imported Nan,
Software reads " the more you put in the address bar the more FF3 learns". 
Its still in beta so expect nothing then you won't be disapointed.
I have learnt that much with betas...no matter what software its ever been - 
its beta.
We are the testers.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nan Harbison" <nan at nanharbison.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] FireFox 3

> Wow, that is sobering to hear. I was JUST reading this article:
> Firefox 3.0 Record Download Attempt Crashes Mozilla Servers
> Mozilla hopes to successfully complete 5 million downloads of the Web
> browser in 24 hours and set a Guinness World Record.
> http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/browsers/showArticle.jhtml?arti
> cleID=208700161
> I was about to go get it. Maybe I will wait. Does it import your
> bookmarks/favorites from 2.0? Do all the plug ins we know and love have 
> new
> downloadable versions that are compatible with 3.0?
> Nan
> Joel Canfield wrote----------------------------------------
> Just installed it. Instantly regretted it.
> Virtually none of the addons/plugins work (not unusual, just
> irritating.) Plus, it overwrote my old version without asking or telling.
> (Was that the default before? I don't remember.) Yes, I could have been 
> more
> careful. With FireFox, I didn't expect to have to cover my backside.
> Some of the default behaviours are incredibly annoying. I start typing my
> own web address in the address bar, and instead of going to the history 
> and
> matching me letter by letter, it does some random search as if it as
> suddenly become smarter than me.
> Overall look and feel fairly screams "Look! We're turning into Internet
> Explorer!" I do not want to re-learn the browser from scratch after I've
> spent two years customizing it to behave exactly as I wanted it to.
> I hate it. I don't know how I can hate FireFox, but I do.
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