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post #61 of 70
I don't get why people even cared in the first place about the version numbers.

AH AH! NUMBUHS

WUT DO I DUHZ ?!

PLSSS MOZILLA PHSYICAL AND MENTAL PAIN FROM NUMBUHSS DDDDx

REMOVE PLSSS VERSION NUMBERS INCREDIBLY HARD CONCEPT SAVE MEEEEEEEHHHHH

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post #62 of 70


And, with Version 6, Firefox has completed it's transformation into looking almost exactly like minimalist Chrome. Smart move I think. I'll maybe even use it on occasion.
Edited by damian5000 - 8/18/11 at 7:10pm
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I hate every browser trying to look like Chrome. I switched from Maxthon2 (IE style) to Maxthon3 (Chrome style), I honestly hated the layout, and everything is just a freaking icon. I want to have the menu bar like IE8, but looks like everyone is following Google.
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post #64 of 70
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Originally Posted by Zerkk View Post
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This is kind of fitting since a lot of people around here think that it's getting out of hand.
What a load of nonsense! The "Help" -> About option ALWAYS accurately displays the build number.

All that has happened is that instead of the tradition "major releases", we are seeing a habit of new "builds" with transitional (but still stable) releases. This is all that Google is doing with Chrome" by the way, but other developers are forced to play suit to compete for the public attention.
post #65 of 70
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Originally Posted by awdrifter View Post
I hate every browser trying to look like Chrome. I switched from Maxthon2 (IE style) to Maxthon3 (Chrome style), I honestly hated the layout, and everything is just a freaking icon. I want to have the menu bar like IE8, but looks like everyone is following Google.
Keep in mind, you can customize the toolbar layout, either by adding/moving the default icons, or by an available "theme".... what you get by default is not what you have to use.....
post #66 of 70
really.. the main issue I have is that with new versions your add on's break.

how the hell will you find a version that works with addon X if you cant tell what your downloading..

They need to standardize add-ons so they dont break with every damn update modzilla decides to pump out.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
THIS, you know.. that
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post #67 of 70
I believe (correct me if I'm wrong it was a long time ago) firefox, chrome and IE stole their gui (tabs up top to save space, options on that top left drop down with the browser name etc) from opera.

Though although I don't like them upping the main release version with their updates there is certainly some interesting optimizations taking place in the updates. I base this off the peacekeeper browser benchmark which I run every few weeks on the various browsers and their beta/alpha/nightly releases, HTML5 canvas and advanced graphics performance is booming every week. I find it funny how bad chrome is on the tests other than the data one where it skyrockets so much the average score is high.. and wow @ IE10 dev preview, cant wait to see it in its non-emulated stable form.
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post #68 of 70
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Yay I finally moved to FF6 today. Constant "new versions" keep breaking my addons. Most notably FireGestures.
This is why I care about the versions.
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post #69 of 70
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This is why I care about the versions.
about:config

Right click > New > Boolean > "Extensions.CheckCompatibility.Version" (eg. Extensions.checkCompatibility.9.0a1 for nightly) > False > Restart FF.

Works like a charm.
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post #70 of 70
lol why does anyone care about this? Its just a number and/or decimal placement
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