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Post Posted November 24th, 2017, 1:35 pm

smsmith wrote:Basilisk sounds funny to me. A fork of Pale Moon? Is that a fork of a fork? Does that make it a sport?


So they admitted the original Fork (PM) was/is a failure and proceeded to Fork at a later stage of Firefox development looks like they are circling the drain and not something a responsible person should be touting
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Post Posted November 24th, 2017, 2:27 pm

I don't need any of that, Aris's codes gave me what I needed, changing the .ini files in v57 let me run ESR at the same time.
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Post Posted November 24th, 2017, 11:00 pm

https://imgur.com/YRQVnRY


Yep, well polished program.
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Post Posted November 26th, 2017, 7:29 pm

Frank Lion wrote:
ghot wrote: I guess I'm just getting old.

Yep, reckon so. Just use that Basilisk thing that Reflective mentioned above, then at least we won't have to read you moaning on here any longer.

ghot wrote: They even took away the little tiny tab with the + sign.

Er, nope. The are 2 New Tab buttons on 57 - one that can can on any toolbar and...a small one with a + sign that goes on the end of the tabbar.



Yep, right where it shouldn't be. It WAS at the end of the last open tab, where it belonged. Where it made some inkling of sense.
I don't wanna argue with ya. You can like FF57 all you want. I won't stop you. :)

But it's pretty obvious, MOST don't like all the useless changes. (this doesn't include the improved security changes...just the useless GUI changes).

Maybe one day the officianados of FF will realize, that it already has it's fan base/market w/e. They don't NEED to make useless GUI changes, and then make it almost impossible to revert them.

Maybe when it starts losing it's fan base, it will wake up, so to speak.
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Post Posted November 26th, 2017, 7:39 pm

ghot wrote: You can like FF57 all you want. I won't stop you. :).

I been using SeaMonkey for over 3 years. Since when does insisting on accurate information warp into liking in your mind?

Most odd.
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Post Posted November 26th, 2017, 8:28 pm

smsmith wrote:Basilisk sounds funny to me. A fork of Pale Moon? Is that a fork of a fork? Does that make it a spork?


spork :P That's good.

I'm gonna give Basilisk a try.

http://www.basilisk-browser.org/features.shtml
Does not use Rust or the Photon user interface. You can expect a familiar interface as-carried by Firefox between v29 and v56.

That's sounds good to me, I have used PaleMoon a bit with the blue PaleMoon button. I always hated the Firefox 4.0 UI with that stupid orange Firefox button - the first thing I would customize out of the UI in new Profiles. I was using a self-tweaked version of Tiny Menu that was similar to the original Compact Menu from like 2004.

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Post Posted November 27th, 2017, 5:56 am

OK, locking this thread as the OP clearly is not actually interested in Support. ](*,)

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