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Post Posted January 14th, 2019, 7:49 am

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Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:52.0) Gecko/20190804 SeaMonkey/2.49.5
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20191011 SeaMonkey/2.53.1

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Post Posted September 20th, 2019, 12:50 pm

Thinking of moving to Seamonkey. I'm interested only in the browser, not any other components, already have TB.

Is SM staying with XUL?
Which files from my FF 52.9ESR go to the new profile besides places.sqlite?

Is this the latest nice/naughty list? Not dated.
http://addonconverter.fotokraina.com/compatibility/
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Post Posted September 20th, 2019, 4:41 pm

LoveMyFoxy wrote:Thinking of moving to Seamonkey.

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Post Posted September 22nd, 2019, 6:56 am

> Thinking of moving to Seamonkey. I'm interested only in the browser, not any other components, already have TB.

Hard to untangle mail. I have SeaMonkey with mail in a vm and use it only for browsing on the real hardware.

> Is SM staying with XUL?

Yes up to 2.57. Afterwards everything was broken and mangled by mozilla anyway and we are still tossing coins what to do. A hard fork would be nice but not enough devs. For now we just keep it building.

> Which files from my FF 52.9ESR go to the new profile besides places.sqlite?

Put everything in and see how it goes. Would use the unofficial 2.53 for it.

FRG

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Post Posted September 22nd, 2019, 9:33 am

frg wrote:[...] Would use the unofficial 2.53 for it.

http://www.wg9s.com/comm-253/
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Post Posted September 22nd, 2019, 10:18 am

frg wrote:> Thinking of moving to Seamonkey. I'm interested only in the browser, not any other components, already have TB.

Hard to untangle mail. I have SeaMonkey with mail in a vm and use it only for browsing on the real hardware.

> Is SM staying with XUL?

Yes up to 2.57. Afterwards everything was broken and mangled by mozilla anyway and we are still tossing coins what to do. A hard fork would be nice but not enough devs. For now we just keep it building.

> Which files from my FF 52.9ESR go to the new profile besides places.sqlite?

Put everything in and see how it goes. Would use the unofficial 2.53 for it.

FRG


I've been testing out Waterfox for awhile, but it looks like every fork has different issues. I believe WF has only 1 dev behind it. Then again, Mozilla has issues too.
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Post Posted September 23rd, 2019, 1:11 am

I won't pretent we are doing stellar but 2.53 is nice and we are still commited. All forks need new devs or they will wither on the vine. Too many changes and too many people at mozilla working effectively against them by destroying the old apis and source.

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Post Posted September 27th, 2019, 10:36 am

The Converter thread is 13 years old. Is the extension still good?
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Post Posted September 27th, 2019, 11:45 am

Yes

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