Re: Why choose Debian on server
- Date: Sun, 6 Jan 2019 15:17:54 +0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why choose Debian on server
On 2019-01-06, deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Curt wrote:
>> I suppose you could argue that the percentage of Firefox users too lazy
>> or bewildered to try another browser is good enough for stackexchange,
>> because, goddammit, you take what you can get.
> Please be nice - I am not lazy - I have Chromium, but I do not want to use
> it. I like FF more and I can not accept the argument regarding 1 page
> printing in FF, because other sites do not have the problem, hence it is
> doable to overcome the issue from within the site (perhaps css
> definitions - I do not know what exactly the issue is and I do not care).
> If site developers may embed 100s of lines of code to check browser and
> version and can adapt their sites to IE,FF and Chromium the least, they
> could also take care of this "feature", so lazy is not me, but the one that
> does not care, test or provide proper support for printing from within FF.
> This is my opinion only, you may accept or not... and I agree with Gene -
> stackexchange is phony in their philosophy, but it is their right to be so
> and my right to qualify it as such. OF course you have the right to have a
> different opinion and I respect this.
I have no different opinion (I don't think). I know nothing about
stackexchange. I am indifferent to stackexchange. However, if you want
to print that full thread on stackexchange, like *Gene wanted to print
that full thread*, and your horse is so high you won't open Chromium to
do it and insist on using FF, well, then, you are out of luck, son.
I do note the Bugzilla-Mozilla folks (if they even exist) seem to
consider this very long-standing printing snafu in FF to be a bug (the
apparently platform-independent creature's still alive and kicking after
15 years and four months!):
No mention of stackexchange, though. Two years ago Jim Scott complained
in the bugzilla above that the Canada Revenue Agency website suffers
from the problem (having lower moral standards than some, he gave up on
FF and used Chrome to print his tax return).
And so it goes.