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Windows 7: Firefox To Drop Version Numbers Entirely

16 Aug 2011   #21
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I don't know what's going on at Mozilla... but I've frankly been disillusioned for a while. I make no secret of the fact I'm a bit of a Firefox Fanboi, but still. The whole weird ass numbering system, making it look exactly like Chrome, and now this? Someone needs to bang their heads together.

I think the question is... where do the Firefox faithful go from here? To me at least, IE is slow and boggy, although admittedly not as bad as it was, Chrome is... well it's Chrome, kinda the reason I want to get away from Firefox anyway. As for Safari... god that's like some kind of torture.

Opera maybe... although I did vow never to use it again after the whole whinging about the EU browser choice thing. They just took that too far.


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16 Aug 2011   #22
Coke Robot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Methinks Mozilla is running the company straight into the ground, all the way to hell in a bread basket...
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16 Aug 2011   #23
preiius

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I feel exactly the same way. Only things stopping me from moving to chrome completely are awesomebar and tab mix plus!
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16 Aug 2011   #24
Coke Robot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by preiius View Post
I feel exactly the same way. Only things stopping me from moving to chrome completely are awesomebar and tab mix plus!
Have you discovered the world of IE 9?...
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16 Aug 2011   #25
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I still love firefox. Wherever they go, I'm here. Can't live without my add-ons. I can't say that Chrome is bad though... it would be my second choice in fact.
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16 Aug 2011   #26
Coke Robot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I remember the days of using and installing firefox, how I'd tweak HTTP settings for max speeds, then I used and did installations of safari and suffered through version 5. And then I met Internet Explorer 9, my life has never been better....
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16 Aug 2011   #27
kronckew

Win 7 ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

mozilla developer's intent is to turn FF into a chrome clone. they are doing this secure in the knowledge that they know best and end-users are not important enough to be considered and must be protected from themselves...

version number just confuse our poor little user minds anyway, so they are doing what is best for us and we should be grateful.

...now, where did i put that sarcasm smiley....
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16 Aug 2011   #28
preiius

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Wait, doesn't that remind you of another company??
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16 Aug 2011   #29
PwnFrnzy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

This saddens me, I love using Firefox, I've enjoyed using the browser since 2.9 days, now the once friendly and user-centered Firefox I once knew is no longer here. The add-ons are basically the only reason I'm sticking with Firefox, my W.O.T. add-on has saved me from sites that have very bad reputations.
If Firefox continues to dig it's own grave, I might have to go Chrome, the only reason I hesitate so much about Internet Explorer are because of IE6 from Windows XP, it was just a relentless virus onslaught. That kind of made me hesitate to even try IE again.
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16 Aug 2011   #30
Coke Robot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PwnFrnzy View Post
This saddens me, I love using Firefox, I've enjoyed using the browser since 2.9 days, now the once friendly and user-centered Firefox I once knew is no longer here. The add-ons are basically the only reason I'm sticking with Firefox, my W.O.T. add-on has saved me from sites that have very bad reputations.
If Firefox continues to dig it's own grave, I might have to go Chrome, the only reason I hesitate so much about Internet Explorer are because of IE6 from Windows XP, it was just a relentless virus onslaught. That kind of made me hesitate to even try IE again.
IE 6 was a decade ago, IE 9 is now. It's actually been reviewed to be a lot better with malware denial than chrome.
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