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Re: Rid Yourself Of Adobe: Firefox 19.0 Gets JS PDF Viewer
Exciting Stuff: Firefox 19s Built-in PDF Viewer
February 19, 2013 - Josh Aas,Gecko platform software engineer(Mozilla)
Mozillas built-in PDF viewer will not be without vulnerabilities, but they will be vulnerabilities in the web platform that were already committed to securing were not adding to the problem.
Theres still work that needs to be done, but Firefox and the Web took a big step today!
The Mozilla Blog: Firefox introduces PDF viewer to browse the Web without interruption
quote: note: you can also drag-drop other pdfs into the viewer to read.
Firefox for Windows, Mac and Linux introduces a built-in browser PDF viewer that allows you to read PDFs directly within the browser, making reading PDFs easier because you dont have to download the content or read it in a plugin like Reader. For example, you can use the PDF viewer to check out a menu from your favorite restaurant, view and print concert tickets or read reports without having to interrupt your browsing experience with extra clicks or downloads...cont'd