Mozilla 1.7.10 (release notes), a security update to the Mozilla Application Suite, is now available for download. There was no Mozilla 1.7.9 release: it was cancelled after it was discovered that changes in the equivalent 1.0.5 releases of Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird caused some problems.
Mozilla 1.7.10 Released
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2005-07-23 6:38 pmAnonymous
Mozilla Foundation will not make new releases of the suite, but they will release maintenance release of the latest release: 1.7. 1.7.10 is one of the maintenance releases.
SeaMonkey is the project result of volunteers taking the code to make future releases of the Mozilla suite. They are not going to be official Mozilla Foundation releases, but Mozilla Foundation is providing the infrastructure (servers, bugzilla, etc) to help the volunteers.
Posting currently using Mozilla suite 1.7.10. I’ve used the suite since the .9x days… my transition to Firefox and Thunderbird is taking some time. However the suite continues development I will most likely prefer to use it rather than FF/TB.
This being said…. Firefox and Thunderbird are really softwares. I recommend them to any man, woman, or child that will listen.
I geuss you could say I’m grizzled… and a little stubborn.
… All good things, eh?
Got a good clue on Slashdot board on how to stop those popup ads . The reason FF can’t block them is that they aren’t popups !
I used ‘dhtml’ and the hoverad link i posted stopped producing it.
I am not an expert on js/css/dhtml . I know of ‘divs’ also that might work.
The installer still, after several versions, leaves a lot to wish for… Billions of dialog windows that appear and disappear are an annoyance… one single window for everything should be enough…
Still bugs with print preview that’s been there for a very long time now (mouse pointer in page margin and scroll wheel is ineffective… move mouse pointer to the content of the page and it starts working again, and other issues)
Still steals image type associations like jpg, gif and png, despite updating from an old version where those were specifically UNCHECKED…
There are other issues that I just don’t remember exactly what they were about right now.
At least it looks like they finally resize the download dialog window properly after months and months of it being flawed.
Most, if not all, of the issues I have had, and still have, with mozilla are exactly the same, or worse, in firefox.
I suppose slow progress is better than no progress, but there are too many things that don’t work in a browser that have been around long enough to work out those issues by now… Except maybe the developers simply don’t care about these issues and just want to work on features that pretty much noone needs at all.
2005-07-23 9:53 pmAnonymous
i dont think i have any of these issues….
Look here, for more information on the Seamonkey project:
Quick launch in Mozilla 1.7.10 is buggy. After a quick launch copy (^C and the context menu), space/up/down/pgup/pgdn and probably more stuff is broken. I don’t use any extensions. The regression is reproducible on different (Win2k) systems.
 Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.10) Gecko/20050716
I’m running slackware 10.1 with updates and recently upgraded to mozilla-i686-pc-linux-gnu-1.7.10.tar.gz from mozilla.org. When I switch between folders (mail or news) in the left-most vertical pane (using mouse or keyboard), the right panes (top showing list of messages, bottom showing selected message) don’t always switch/refresh. This never happened when using previous mozilla releases.
Other folks using WinXP have reported the same problem on usenet with this release.
2005-07-25 7:23 amAnonymous
I can confirm this annoying bug for FreeBSD. It makes Mozilla-Mail quite unusable. Switching to next folder with unread mails (with space bar) doesn’t work anymore, because the content of the message window is not refreshed.
Maybe they’re trying to force us to switch to thunderbird. 🙂
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2005-07-24 2:07 pmAnonymous
And you all thought you had problems…
At least you can post in english, unlike the guy above!
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Yeah, and you could probably make your web surfing faster by disabling images completely. That shouldn’t inconvenience anyone either, right?
…I thought Mozilla was going to cancel the Mozilla Suite by now…but I’ve also heard from someone that the community around this software suite was going to rename it Seamonkey and continue development after Mozilla decides to go only with Firefox/Thunderbird/Sunbird. Anybody know what’s the real story?