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Re: they've finally gotten around to breaking Firefox for me




In <news:RZqdnWZ_cLHtzIXBnZ2dnUU7-dHNnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
WaltS48 <schw01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 12/17/18 7:37 PM, »Q« wrote:
> > Back when the "Firefox is copying Chrome" complaints were just
> > appearance-related, I thought they were silly.  I don't care
> > whether or not tabs look rounded or squared-off.
> > 
> > Now developers are getting around to destroying some real
> > functionality so that people who have built muscle memory in Chrome
> > won't be inconvenienced -- this "trumps" muscle memory of longtime
> > Firefox users.
> > 
> > Here's the specific change that's bothering me:
> > <https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/6b31860ce710>
> > 
> > And here's the developer responsible saying after the fact that
> > he didn't and doesn't understand the way people used it before, but
> > also his mind's made up never to bring it back:
> > <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=237027#c151>
> > 
> > They used to understand:
> > <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=237027#c56>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >   
> 
> Not on a Mac here, but another feature I never knew existed.
> 
> Was it Mac only?

I've never used Firefox on a Mac. It worked in Windows and Linux.
 
> If it was quickly fixed 15 years ago when first filed, would you know?

Yes, but at least I wouldn't have that extra 15 years of muscle memory.

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