Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Jan 2008 22:57 UTC, submitted by irbis
Opera Software "Tabs. Mouse gestures. User-agent switcher. Dedicated transfer window. Pop-up blocking and javascript abuse filtering. Integrated search box. Page zoom. Session saver. Chew on those features. We'll be coming back to them."
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How I would improve Opera
by Coxy on Thu 31st Jan 2008 12:16 UTC
Coxy
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2006-07-01

- Get rid of the irc chat crap and add intergration for MSN, yahoo etc. Otherwise get rid of it... only nerds use irc. Or even understand what you have to type to connect to a room.

Normal people want to chat with their friends, not go into a virtual chat room where people they don't no never say anything and all you ever see on the screen is that someone joined and then left the room.

- Get rid of the opera bookmarks and intergrate del.icio.us into opera, but mask everything del.icio.us so that it lokks like opera's bookmarks.

- Rename widgits to something people can understand. Call it add-ons, extensions, or plugins. Yeah... every one reply and say plugins aren't extensions and extensions aren't widgits... you may be right, but to a normal user who doesn't worship computers and just wants to use the internet I bet that they couldn't care, and of the four, widgits would be the one least understood by people.

- Get rid of M2, most people now just use webmail, so intergrate webmail into the browser through the already existing email panel button. Then collect all the contacts from all web mail accounts and show them in the opera contacts panel

- At the moment the panel is seperated by a vertical line from the panel buttons, but it looks like it's connected to the active tab's web page. Change it so that the division is between the panel and the web page.

Edited 2008-01-31 12:19 UTC

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