Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Jan 2008 22:57 UTC, submitted by irbis
Opera Software "Tabs. Mouse gestures. User-agent switcher. Dedicated transfer window. Pop-up blocking and javascript abuse filtering. Integrated search box. Page zoom. Session saver. Chew on those features. We'll be coming back to them."
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Not that bad..
by HeLfReZ on Thu 31st Jan 2008 04:41 UTC
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The Opera 9.5b is actually pretty good. I like the native sync support linked to you myopera account. My BIGGEST complaint with Opera is something that's gone un-addressed. I can't use it for dev work or tunneling because the don't allow you to trust certs on the fly. In every other browser, you get a popup if the cert is funky, and you are given a chance to accept or reject....Opera...nah it flat out rejects the connection, anyone ever found a way around this?

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RE: Not that bad..
by jadeshade on Thu 31st Jan 2008 04:53 in reply to "Not that bad.."
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huh? Do you mean that other browsers don't give you a modal dialog to deal with it? Because, for me at least, Opera pops up a window when it's funky, and I can just hit 'accept' - this might not work so well for tunnelers, tho.

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RE[2]: Not that bad..
by HeLfReZ on Thu 31st Jan 2008 13:46 in reply to "RE: Not that bad.."
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Not for me, or at least last time I checked a 9.x version. For instance, I have some appliances that I manage. Because of their location in the environment, I have to tunnel through a jumpbox to access the gui. This of course changes the real address I am accessing from my local machine to say Opera flat out tells me the cert is invalid, with no chance to accept the cert with the mismatching...Why? (shrug) you got me. Work's fine for literally every other browser on Windows and Linux I've used, only Opera bombs out.

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