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Firefox AND Thunderbird version number inflation - your thoughts

Is Mozilla off their rocker?

  • No, I think it's the right direction for them to go.

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#26
Just upgraded to FF5 for the fun of it
 

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#27
IF everyone is going to get there pants or knickers in a twist over a bloody version number then you realy do have sad lifes, its a number get over it and grow up, stop stressing yourselfs out for no reason lol life is more important. I'd rather go have a curry with friends than moan about a stupid number.
what if every time you logged into TPU, we changed your username to animal 008, 009, etc?

completely unrelated, but i'm sure it'd annoy you too :p


(the real bitch is that for plugins for firefox that many of us use, stupid version checkers are screwed over by this)
 
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what if every time you logged into TPU, we changed your username to animal 008, 009, etc?

completely unrelated, but i'm sure it'd annoy you too :p


(the real bitch is that for plugins for firefox that many of us use, stupid version checkers are screwed over by this)

And they wernt screwed over by 3.01b and 3.02a and shit like that?

It's the exact same as they were doing before but instead of counting all the between bits as well they're just keeping it simple with whole numbers.

They still have updates coming out their arse :laugh:
 

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#29
And they wernt screwed over by 3.01b and 3.02a and shit like that?

It's the exact same as they were doing before but instead of counting all the between bits as well they're just keeping it simple with whole numbers.

They still have updates coming out their arse :laugh:
not as badly, no - because some of them only checked '3.x' for example.
 

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However some of the xpi's use names that look like registry keys. In that case, you will have to peruse the sqlite extensions database to try to figure out which one goes with which extension.
Got the name of one that is like that?


And what directory do the addons go in?
 
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#31
what if every time you logged into TPU, we changed your username to animal 008, 009, etc?

completely unrelated, but i'm sure it'd annoy you too :p


(the real bitch is that for plugins for firefox that many of us use, stupid version checkers are screwed over by this)
To be fair i would think WTF but if my account still worked then it realy wouldent bother me, Its a bit diffrent from a version number realy, Your messing with my account not a program that has gone from version 4x or what ever to 5x
 
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#32
I don't care. Nowadays build and version numbers are irrelevant. I don't use ff anyway, I have opera. I'll try ff when it'll be "memory leak"-bug free.
 

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#33
First Impression after using FF5 for a few hours....I like it. its not so bad. and as for the argument about users who create themes and add-ons being shafted. that aparently isnt so as FF5 is still compatible with FF4 add-ons and themes.

there maybe quite a lot of changes with FF5 but obviously not enough under the hood for a complete change