Gearing up for Firefox 3

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    >> Sure, grouping them in one frame is nice, but not more.
    No, it's more. At least to me. I don't mind if it isn't to you.

    When I first started using Firefox, I also used IE6. There was a huge difference between the two, and 95% of that difference was the tab feature. Perhaps I browse differently from you. An example of its use is browsing forums. I middle-click on 3-5 threads, then read through each one in its own tab. Without tabs you either have to read one, then go back and click another, or open each in a separate window. Then when you alt-tab between your browser and the other two applications you're running, you have to do it 5-7 times to get back around. Neither solution was acceptable for me (when compared with the tab solution).

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    I always hated the Single Window nature of most programs before firefox and Opera

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    How gutted would they be, if they got their world record, only to get another for the most rolled-back versions, because of a subtle bug somewhere?

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    I've been using the RC3 and other than the battlestar galactica wiki crippling an old crappy computer I use at work, I've encountered no problems. I've only had one bug in the few weeks I've used it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by indigo0086 View Post
    I've been using the RC3 and other than the battlestar galactica wiki crippling an old crappy computer I use at work, I've encountered no problems. I've only had one bug in the few weeks I've used it.
    I wasn't being serious. Just as an entertaining thought...

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    Firefox is the best browser LOL. Hur Hur... ZOMG I can't wait ROFL. Epic win hehe! And u r a noob if u dongetit, roflskates.
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    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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    They must have put it up because the main page for me is stalling.

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    They must have put it up because the main page for me is stalling.
    Or maybe everyone believes that the time has come, when it has not
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    Quote Originally Posted by indigo0086 View Post
    They must have put it up because the main page for me is stalling.
    Same problem here.
    Or maybe everyone believes that the time has come, when it has not
    lol Server overload could be a problem.
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    lol, nope, not up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mozilla Corporation
    Download Day will start on June 17, 2008.
    Quote Originally Posted by CornedBee
    Apparently release date is 10:00 AM PST. Means 19:00 CET.
    Quote Originally Posted by indigo0086
    lol, nope, not up.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozilla Corporation
    To become part of the official Guinness World Record you must download Firefox 3 by 17:00 UTC on June 18, 2008, or roughly 24 hours from now.
    I think that it is apt to quote the Bible: "Keep awake therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour." - Matthew 25:13
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    I guess they're "bracing for impact".

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    Right, I kept awake and am now posting with Firefox 3. Next, time to wait for the second coming of Christ
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    /me crosses his fingers for an epic failure on FF's part

    What?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thantos View Post
    /me crosses his fingers for an epic failure on FF's part
    Why?
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    io.h certainly IS included in some modern compilers. It is no longer part of the standard for C, but it is nevertheless, included in the very latest Pelles C versions.
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    You mean it's included as a crutch to help ancient programmers limp along without them having to relearn too much.

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