Discussion about official Mozilla Firefox builds
I am using Firefox 13 and have noticed that Live Bookmarks load "on demand".
I hate this new implementation immensely.
Is there a way to disable "on demand" and have Live Bookmarks work like previous Firefox versions?
Moving to Firefox Builds, where pre-release versions are discussed.
I set the following to true:
I think it does what I want.
it's not for disable "on demand" loading.
[Desktop] Windows 7 Professional (32bit/SP1) / Geforce GTX 660Ti 2GB (350.12) / 4GB RAM
No, it can't be disabled. The asynchronous/on-demand implementation replaced the synchronous/timed-reload implementation.
The old synchronous API is still around, but it is planned to be removed as well, if it hasn't been already.
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Thanks for the info. Nothing on that page you linked to though.
Also. I have "browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground" set to "true", but it doesn't behave like stated above. It opens in the current tab.
And I haven't noticed Live Bookmarks loading "on demand" since changing it to "true".
Last edited by Protocol on May 11th, 2012, 9:46 pm, edited 2 times in total.
URL got screwed up in copy/paste, I guess.
Try this: http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries
Edit: Okay, it's the site that's being dumb. Go to that link, then replace the ":" bit with a single colon (:).
Interestingly, the link above doesn't have "browser.tabs.loadBookmarksInBackground" listed.
But it mentions it in the meaning of "browser. tabs. loadInBackground".
Sorry, but I somehow got a double post.
You can delete your last post if no one has replied.
In fact, if I delete this post, you can delete yours as, then, I wouldn't have, in essence, replied.
Last edited by mikedl on May 12th, 2012, 1:00 am, edited 1 time in total.
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I think this bug is what you are looking for:
Bug 734073 - Add a preference to set expiration interval for async livemarks
Hell, Bluefang gives the answer... see many of the last comments, as: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.c ... 13588#c106
In short: for to recover the previous behaviour: no. Wait for someone uploading a extension for this to AMO.
Please restore this feature! It was really useful for me, to cache live bookmarks before leaving a wifi area and being able to still read the headlines on my way.
I can't understand why Firefox keeps losing features (download status bar, direct display of all previous pages instead on long-click on the previous button, ...), relying on extensions to bring them back. I miss the 3.6 branch, which was really covering my needs, at least from a usability point of view.
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