One thing that I (used to) miss when I come home to my Mac after working on a Windows machine all day: viewing pdfs directly in the browser. Found a pdf browser plug-in, but it didn’t work on intel macs. Sigh.
But wait: there is a solution, but you have to download Firefox 3 first. That was enough for me, I went ahead and got FF 3 so I could install the Add-on Quartz PDF Plugin. (Um, is that an Add-on or a plugin then? ;)). Worked right away. Yes! Highly recommend it.
What was also really nice about installing FF 3 is that other Add-ons (plugins? extensions?) that got broken had working alternatives. Flash Tracer, for example. And Delicious. And Resizable Text Area.
So what is the difference between a Firefox add-on, extension, and plug-in?