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Re: Goodbye FireFox




On Sat, 10 Feb 2018 19:01:12 -0500, Caver1 <caver1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

>On 10/02/2018 05:58 PM, Michael Gordon wrote:
>> On 10/02/2018 2:24 PM, Luis wrote:
>>> Michael Gordon wrote:
>>>> Dear developers, managers, and programmers of Firefox Browser,
>>>>
>>>> I have been a loyal user of the product all the way back to Netscape
>>>> Navigator 2.0.  I have followed the various revisions of the once
>>>> super suite of applications into the split apart applications.  I have
>>>> expressed my displeasure on the path to improvements you and your
>>>> predecessors have taken in the name of security improvements.  Over
>>>> the decades your improvements may have increased security, but at the
>>>> cost of productivity.
>>>> I have found a web browser that is faster and lighter than Firefox,
>>>> and that allows me to use the productivity tools I have been using
>>>> over the past 10 years.  That, folks, is productivity on a daily basis.
>>>>
>>>> I wish much success for all who have worked on the FireFox project,
>>>> let it be known that the days of Firefox may be numbered as active
>>>> users decrease.
>>>>
>>>> Sincerely,
>>>> Michael Gordon
>>>>   From the days of Netscape Navigator 2.0.
>>>> Now a new user of PaleMoon.
>>> I took the same decision as soon as Mozilla started flirting Google.
>>> Then I switched my default browser to Opera and at this time Firefox is
>>> my third browser.  But why did you decide to use Palemoon? IMHO there
>>> are other better browsers like Yandex, Brave, Vivaldi, Basilisk and of
>>> course Epic and Tor for privacy. As far as I know at this moment
>>> Palemoon is unable to render Youtube videos among other things.
>> 
>> Luis,
>> 
>> I selected PaleMoon because of two prime requirements. 1. It had to be
>> as fast and robust as FF had been several years ago.
>> 2. I had to transfer my bookmarks, passwords and be able to use the
>> ad-ons I have used for work productivity.
>> 
>> I also selected PaleMoon because of the many happy users of this browser
>> and the several hundred of former FF users who have left.
>> 
>> I don't worry about PaleMoon not rendering YouTube videos, I have Chrome
>> for that purpose only.  PaleMoon renders videos coded for HTML5 just fine.
>> 
>> The next iteration of ThunderBird killing all my tools, ad-ons, and
>> productivity was the final straw that broke this camel's back.
>> 
>> Michael G
>> 
>
>I don't understand why you need Chrome for Youtube? Firefox and Palemoon 
>show them just fine.

With ten four fox I can play full screen video on my Apple Ibook G4.
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