Re: Another Firefox 3.5 problem update

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Bradley wrote:
> On 07/09/2009 10:10 AM, brian wrote:
>> On 07/09/2009 09:58 AM, Bradley wrote:
>>> I just did a bigger search of issues with Firefox 3.5 on the Mozilla
>>> website and apparently the problem I've experienced is one of a number
>>> of problems with this release. There are numerous reports of users
>>> having to downgrade back to 3.0 due to varying compatibility and
>>> website
>>> issues. It would therefore be my recommendation that Fedora (as well as
>>> any other release) to officially not use 3.5 until these issues have
>>> been resolved. If 3.5 works fine with the sites you visit, they you
>>> have
>>> "dodged the bullet" successfully but do not be surprised if you
>>> suddenly
>>> go to a new site (for you) and find it doesn't work. Feel free to check
>>> it out yourself.
>>> Bradley
>> Another nonsense post, is more like it. You still have not explained
>> *what* these problems are. Is it locking up? Crashing? Bursting into
>> flames? What are these mysterious problems that you're supposedly
>> giving the heads-up about?
>> Your "information" so far has been little more than rumour & innuendo
>> and you've been evasive when pressed or clarification. FYI, my arse.
> (exasperated sigh)
> 1)    First I would like to express my sincerest apologies to everyone
> on this list as I was not aware that you all were so demanding of such
> detailed information.  I didn't mean to come across as a gossip or as
> a pain-in-the-you-know-what.  In the interest of public information, I
> just wanted to pass along relevant information and then drop it.  I
> will be more prepared in the future.
> 2)    The reason I didn't give specific information was because I
> didn't keep any to pass along as I figured it would be unnecessary
> given the nature of the problem.  I can see now, that before I post
> anything on this list, I should make sure I have some as I will be
> prompted for it if I don't provide it.
> 3)    Even though I don't have any screen shots to pass along I did
> find one of the websites that failed to work with it. 
> flat out does not work with 3.5 and they have
> posted a note to that effect in their FAQ section.  If you turn off
> javascript, you will not be able to use the site at all.  The problems
> on this site vary to the login window appearing partially behind
> another window and hence sometimes being unable to log on, being
> unable to fully print some articles, etc.  I had a chat specifically
> with their support department and was told that at this time they have
> no plans to change their site to support FF3.5's script commands.
> 4)    I did finally get a response from Mozilla about this issue and,
> although they sidestepped the question a bit, they did confirm that
> some script commands were changed and/or removed in this version in
> the interest of making FF3.5 run faster, which was their primary
> goal.  They were unspecific in their response and so I can give you
> nothing more than that.  If you need details on what was changed, you
> will need to contact them directly.
> I hope this clears things up a bit where my good intentions couple
> with poor preparations caused gross misunderstandings.  From this
> point on I am considering this thread done with unless anyone has
> anything else to add that would help.
> Bradley
You are starting to sound like Sarah Palin....  :-)

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