Re: Is FF losing popularity in so dramatic way?
- Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 12:12:17 -0700
- From: EE <nunya@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Is FF losing popularity in so dramatic way?
Andy Burns wrote:
I should say that Opera (webkit) is even better than Iron, because the
people developing it are still interested in the user's privacy.
it is true that FF is losing share dramatically.
Not surprising, produce a browser and extol the virtue of add-ons and
customisability, gain a user-base, life is good, start aping a
competitors browser, lose some users, slowly kill off the add-ons,
wonder where the rest of the users went?
Chrome is taking it, which I find amazing, given that
Google is the king of spyware. But it seems that most
people just don't care about Google spying.
I went to Iron, which is the least Googly chrome-based browser I can see.
I'm curious why *so many* like Chrome. Maybe they get used to it on
I also used firefox on android, still do actually.
I have complaints with Firefox and its forks, but there's
no other browser I'd even consider using.
I would have said the same a few months ago, or thought I'd move to
palemoon, but I guess everyone has their threshold.
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