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Post Posted September 16th, 2004, 12:55 pm

Rowne Mastaile wrote:...

~ Sasquatch (Profile Corruption): ... I don't think profile corruption is the name of the game *Cough.* with Firefox at all. In honesty, I think it would take an action of abject foolishness to break a Firefox profile. Especially since the additions post 0.9.2. Sad but true, that.


Then how come in the "support" or "bugs" threads on this forum the first thing people doing the supporting always ask is "Did you try a new profile?" or "Did you try a fresh profile?" and more than half of the time, doing so will fix the problem?

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Post Posted September 16th, 2004, 1:11 pm

Some folks like putting dynamite on birthday cakes because it's funny and entertaining.

Many folks tend to run xp in administration mode, regardless of the purpose. Even if it's just for watching movies.

Thousands of folks went to watch the Titanic to see how it ends.

Considering the above, it's not a far-fetched assumption to believe that some of these people might play with aspects of Firefox they're too lazy to understand (research is our friend).

The same can be said about every piece of software. There was a time when owning a DOS boxen was a peril simply because fdisk was available and such folks thought it was fun to play with.

Very often, Firefox doesn't break, people break it. Firefox from my experience is incredibly sturdy.

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Post Posted October 8th, 2004, 2:05 pm

Some extensions were updated, others were taken over by built in settings (Single Window and some other tab ones), but it is a month later, and things haven't changed a lot.

The Bookmark Links Checker seems to be the only one remaining.

Then, I think I can get rid of my "Show old extensions" extension!

Here's what I have:

<b><u>Enabled Extensions:</u></b> (22)

<a href="http://adblock.mozdev.org" title="Filters ads from web-pages">Adblock</a> 0.5.2.039<br />
<a href="http://www.pikey.me.uk/mozilla/" title="Creates a backup of bookmarks.html each time the browser is closed.">Bookmark Backup</a> 0.3.1<br />
<a href="http://extensions.roachfiend.com" title="Bypass compulsory web registration with the context menu via www.bugmenot.com.">BugMeNot</a> 0.6<br />
<a href="http://www.cusser.net" title="Lets you highlight words on the page via the context menu.">Context Highlight</a> 0.1<br />
<a href="http://www.cusser.net" title="Expands the context menu's 'Web Search' to use Mycroft Search Plugins.">Context Search</a> 0.2<br />
<a href="http://dictionarysearch.mozdev.org/" title="Looks up selected word in an online dictionary">DictionarySearch</a> 0.6.3<br />
<a href="http://www.cusser.net" title="Prevents download links opening a blank window.">Disable Targets For Downloads</a> 0.7<br />
<a href="http://dmextension.mozdev.org/" title="A modification of the Firefox download manager that changes its appearance and allows it to be opened in a separate window, a new tab, or the sidebar.">Download Manager Tweak</a> 0.6.0<br />
<a href="http://twanno.mozdev.org/" title="Adds Duplicate Tab Function">Duplicate Tab</a> 0.3<br />
<a href="http://www.cusser.net" title="Provides easy access to common image functions.">Image Toolbar</a> 0.4<br />
<a href="http://extensions.roachfiend.com" title="Outputs an alphabetical list of either extensions or themes to a text, vB code, or HTML file.">ListZilla</a> 0.5<br />
<a href="http://www.soylentred.net/projects/?project=makelink" title="Make HTML or ForumCode links via the context menu">Make Link</a> 2.0<br />
<a href="http://www.furjournal.furtopia.org/users/Rowne/" title="Pastes all sorts of neat stuff!">Paste Happy</a> 0.5.1<br />
<a href="http://www.pikey.me.uk/mozilla/" title="Counts the number of blocked popups.">Popup Count</a> 0.2.6<br />
<a href="http://adblock.mozdev.org/sessionsaver/" title="Magically restores your last browser session">SessionSaver</a> 0.2<br />
<a href="http://www.pikey.me.uk/mozilla/" title="Display pre-0.9 extensions in the manager.">Show Old Extensions</a> 0.1.7<br />
<a href="http://twanno.mozdev.org/" title="Select actions for clicking events on a tab or the tabbar">Tab Clicking Options</a> 0.1.1<br />
<a href="http://clav.mozdev.org/" title="Adds a close button to each of the browser tabs">Tab X</a> 0.3<br />
<a href="http://mozilla.durys.net/textplain/" title="Treats selected plain text urls, and email addresses as links and adds options to the context menu on how to use these.">text/plain</a> 1.1.1<br />
<a href="http://mozilla.dorando.at/" title="Adds Undo Close Tab.">undoclosetab</a> 20040910<br />
<a href="http://weatherfox.mozdev.org/" title="Get the weather in any toolbar or statusbar!">WeatherFox</a> 0.5<br />
<a href="http://extensions.roachfiend.com" title="Counts the number of words in selected text.">Word Count</a> 0.1<br />

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Post Posted October 15th, 2004, 2:22 pm

Rowne Mastaile wrote:...

~ Sasquatch (Profile Corruption): The profile I'm using right now is from a late 0.8 nightly, it hasn't corrupted once. I porked it twice by manually editing Chrome files but I made backups before doing so so it was all okay anyway. The only other problem I had was that an older EMButtons created dualitous Dom Inspector entries which I quickly found and deleted. I don't think profile corruption is the name of the game *Cough.* with Firefox at all. In honesty, I think it would take an action of abject foolishness to break a Firefox profile. Especially since the additions post 0.9.2. Sad but true, that.


Nightly Builds says this:
"Created most weekdays from the previous day's work, these builds may or may not work. Use them to verify that a bug you're tracking has been fixed.

We make nightly builds for testing only. We write code and post the results right away so people like you can join our testing process and report bugs. You will find bugs, and lots of them. Mozilla might crash on startup. It might delete all your files and cause your computer to burst into flames. Don't bother downloading nightly builds if you're unwilling to put up with problems."
Last edited by sasquatch on October 15th, 2004, 2:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted October 15th, 2004, 2:24 pm

dualitous ?

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Post Posted October 15th, 2004, 2:43 pm

sasquatch wrote:The Bookmark Links Checker seems to be the only one remaining.

Do you really need someone to change the damn maxVersion for you? Oh well, I see that it has already been taken care of. But...wth?

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Post Posted October 15th, 2004, 2:47 pm

MechanicalMan wrote:
sasquatch wrote:The Bookmark Links Checker seems to be the only one remaining.

Do you really need someone to change the damn maxVersion for you? Oh well, I see that it has already been taken care of. But...wth?


Not working for you either?

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Post Posted October 15th, 2004, 3:28 pm

Someone has released a repack, but I haven't tried it myself. But you know, it takes like 5 seconds to change the version number. You really shouldn't need someone else to do that for you...and I already told you this back on 9-13.
http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/index.php?showtopic=14

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