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Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Agreed.
Once again, why?

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Originally Posted by cicala View Post
give it another year and a half or so until Firefox 5 actually comes out. beta builds will probably come out by the end of this year.
Not sure whether this is tongue in cheek or not. Mozilla are moving to a more chrome-like update system, where a new version is out every couple of months or so.
Edited by voice - 4/6/11 at 5:23pm
post #22 of 34
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Why?
1. I don't use that stuff* (*using the word stuff to stay in TOS)
2. I don't need this stuff in my browser
3. I don't want to encourage companies that I use to keep associating themselves with stuff like Facebook
4. I like the Idea of having a streamlined browser that I can add things to IF I need them, not stuff I'm never going to use already built in
5. I'm not the type of person that uses this stuff
6. I just plain don't like Facebook or stuff like that
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How do you multi-tab select and what is the home tab?
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My suggestion would be to make a light-version, a version without the superfluous features.
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My suggestion would be to make a light-version, a version without the superfluous of features.
Firefox 3?
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post #26 of 34
As long as they also did something about toolbar not behaving. I have Yahoo toolbar and every time an app gets updated, I get prompted to install Yahoo toolbar. Once I ignored that and after that I ended up with double Yahoo bar. I had to completely uninstall Firefox to fix that and the dumb app STILL WANTS to install yahoo toolbar when I already have it. I've since added that app's IP address to HOST file so it can no longer check for update or annoy me anymore.
    
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post #27 of 34
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i wish they would just keep it simple. small, secure & quickly updated is all i care about. i can get plugins & add-ons for the rest.
    
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post #28 of 34
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1. I don't use that stuff* (*using the word stuff to stay in TOS)
2. I don't need this stuff in my browser
3. I don't want to encourage companies that I use to keep associating themselves with stuff like Facebook
4. I like the Idea of having a streamlined browser that I can add things to IF I need them, not stuff I'm never going to use already built in
5. I'm not the type of person that uses this stuff
6. I just plain don't like Facebook or stuff like that
You need to read my earlier post.

That facebook drop down menu only occurs if you were to go on facebook. It is an integration of facebook options into the browser. One way you can look of it is treating facebook as a program you run. That drop down menu wont be there though if you aren't on facebook.

Mozilla isn't associating itself with facebook in any way. It's their way of displaying applications running in the browser and those apps will appear per tab, not across all tabs.

You don't need this stuff? Don't use it. You like idea of having a streamlined browser? Cool, this doesn't take anything away from that.
post #29 of 34
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You need to read my earlier post.

That facebook drop down menu only occurs if you were to go on facebook. It is an integration of facebook options into the browser. One way you can look of it is treating facebook as a program you run. That drop down menu wont be there though if you aren't on facebook.

Mozilla isn't associating itself with facebook in any way. It's their way of displaying applications running in the browser and those apps will appear per tab, not across all tabs.

You don't need this stuff? Don't use it. You like idea of having a streamlined browser? Cool, this doesn't take anything away from that.
Why are people overlooking the customization aspect of Firefox?
This isn't anything new.......we were able to streamline Firefox for a long time now.
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post #30 of 34
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7.) Taskbar Web apps. This will allow developers to include a drop down menu from the browser tab to allow for easier site navigation.
I hope that includes the same functionality as "Create application shortcuts..." in Chrome, because I have to leave Chrome running in the background all the time right now for my Google Tasks "desktop app" window.
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