According to Ares' forum reply in my forum thread:
"I didn't test it but I do think so. However, according to
https://addons.mozilla.org/statistics/addon/1865 only ~5% of all Adblock
Plus users still use it, and the next Adblock Plus version will drop
Gecko 1.8.0 support anyway, ..." :(
I have no way of knowing how reliable those numbers are. It would be a
pity, but I will survive with the present version!
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