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Using XUL prefwindow and prefpanes

The combination of <prefwindow> and <prefpane>‘s provides Firefox addon developers with an effective mechanism for creating a preferences dialog. The best example of <prefwindow> usage is the Firefox options dialog. This tech note will focus on getting all the elements … Continue reading

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Cygwin: died waiting for dll loading

Over the weekend I was trying to use mod_rewrite with apache 2 webserver for cygwin and kept getting the following error: 11086085 [main] httpd2 4492 fork: child 5492 – died waiting for dll loading, errno 11 It seemed obvious that … Continue reading

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