Firefox Update

by Ragnar Schierholz

The Firefox team has fixed the recently discussed bug in the handling of JavaScript. Hence, they published a new update earlier than originally scheduled, the scheduled update releases were renamed etc.


And everyone can use the very nice updatefeature (Help|check for updates...). 3 clicks and Update is done - why doesn't this work so nice in other programs...?
kind regards,

Matthias Leonhardt, 2006-05-03

3 clicks? I only had one. Firefox notifies me about the downloaded update and asks to restart itself. I click Ok and everything is done.

Christian Gut, 2006-05-03 appears to be crashing repeatedly on javascript-intensive pages. *sigh*

Karsten W. Rohrbach, 2006-05-03

Hm, the fix was supposed to fix the JavaScript handling. Maybe the needle was a little too hot and they melted away some of the working code while fixing the bugs.

Ragnar Schierholz, 2006-05-03

Finally my favorite browser became more securely.

Sofi Jackson, 2006-05-03

Also, the update feature disables the rich text field in Thunderbird while a dialog box sits in the background asking if you want to restart firefox. Strangely, it worked from File/New, just not from clicking 'write' or 'reply'.

Dave Armstrong, 2006-05-03

And there was me thinking that Firefox rendered perfectly and was totally secure already.

Somebody nudge me when it works properly.

Ben Rose, 2006-05-04



Helmut Naughton, 2006-05-04

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