Re: Early returns on Firefox Quantum 57
- Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:36:05 -0800
- From: Terry <F1ComNOSPAM@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Early returns on Firefox Quantum 57
On 12/13/2017 1:55 PM On a whim, Lucifer Morningstar pounded out on the keyboard
On Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:01:08 +0100, PietB <email@example.com> wrote:WaltS48 wrote:It appears things are looking good.In less than a month, Firefox Quantum has already been installed by over 170M people around the world.Instead of "has been installed by" I'd rather speak of "has been enforced on", as I presume it's not the user, but the auto-update that has executed all those "installations". Which is exactly the reason why so many people are annoyed by all the FF changes that have been *enforced* upon them. Experts often are able to take countermeasures (e.g. CTR), most users aren't.I have had to reinstall 56 and set it to never update.-p
To those writing in to the Mozilla webmaster, I provide a link to 56.0.2 and how to turn off updating, for those frustrated by v57. Most had sworn off FF altogether, but at least with the older version they're happy, even if it doesn't get patched.
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