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Moe the Sleaze
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 4:54 pm    Post subject: Firefox search plug-in for gc.com Reply with quote

If you are a Firefox user, someone has developed a Arrow search plug-in for gc.com.

If your not useing Firefox, what are you waiting for? Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 5:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Whoohoo! Thanks Moe!

I've been using firefox for a month or so now, really like the tabbed browsing feature too, glad to see a little geocaching plugin available.
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Marsha and Silent Bob
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Firefox search plug-in for gc.com Reply with quote

Moe the Sleaze wrote:
If your not useing Firefox, what are you waiting for? Very Happy

Something that is as fast as IE.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Firefox search plug-in for gc.com Reply with quote

Marsha and Silent Bob wrote:
Moe the Sleaze wrote:
If your not useing Firefox, what are you waiting for? Very Happy

Something that is as fast as IE.


My experience using both the Mac (home) and Windows (work) version is that FF is faster than IE. Another benefit: on my work PC, Ad-aware and Spybot have detected not one spy-ware item since I made the switch from IE.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's not on Windows: http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/browserSpeed.html# but yeah, the Spyware thing is always there but with Spybot, Adaware, and SpywareBlaster it's good enough.

That said, I have been using Safari mostly Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 6:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

maybe getting off topic, but...
I may have had reason to try FF back when I had msn.....spybot did nothing but disable all but six problems every time I ran it....Ad-aware took care of all of them, and I only ran it once 2 months ago, haven't had a pop-up since using IE.....no problem.... no reason to want more.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2005 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the tip Moe. I've been using Mozilla for over a year now and really enjoy using it. About the only thing I don't like is the
<body bgproperties="fixed"> tag. It doesn't work with Mozilla. I like to use and see fixed backgrounds on web pages. Looks cleaner.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 7:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm a happy user of Firefox at home and IE at work. I have not seen a big difference in speed between the two.

I can say that I test changes to the site for both (and Opera when I think of it).
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

towlebooth wrote:
I'm a happy user of Firefox at home and IE at work. I have not seen a big difference in speed between the two.

I can say that I test changes to the site for both (and Opera when I think of it).

I try to make sure my pages are W3C validated (4.01 Transitional). I still have to change my "Photo Album Changelog" but since that requires rewriting some scripts I have been doing everything else first.

If it validates pretty much any modern browser should view it fine, right? Wink
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Marsha and Silent Bob wrote:
towlebooth wrote:
I'm a happy user of Firefox at home and IE at work. I have not seen a big difference in speed between the two.

I can say that I test changes to the site for both (and Opera when I think of it).

I try to make sure my pages are W3C validated (4.01 Transitional). I still have to change my "Photo Album Changelog" but since that requires rewriting some scripts I have been doing everything else first.

If it validates pretty much any modern browser should view it fine, right? Wink


Laughing Should being the operative word. I've been burned too many times by assuming that is enough and not specifically checking.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 11:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

towlebooth wrote:
Laughing Should being the operative word. I've been burned too many times by assuming that is enough and not specifically checking.

heh. I winked for a reason Smile
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:36 am    Post subject: Re: Firefox search plug-in for gc.com Reply with quote

Moe the Sleaze wrote:
If you are a Firefox user, someone has developed a Arrow search plug-in for gc.com.

If your not useing Firefox, what are you waiting for? Very Happy


Sweet!!!! Thanks Moe!!!! Wink
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 12:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://addons.update.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?application=firefox&version=1.0&os=Windows&category=Tabbed%20Browsing&numpg=10&id=436

i'm made the switch last nite.....well kinda...
but in a short time I figured out I'm going to need this....
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 12:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Firefox is all I've used for the past several months. It's really been quite nice to surf along without worrying about pop-ups. I haven't installed Service Pack II on my main computer, and IE is a sieve.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 15, 2005 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to the forum Lt. Sniper!
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