Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Jun 2011 18:15 UTC
Opera Software Jon S. von Tetzchner has been with Opera for a long time - in fact, he co-founded the browser maker back in 1995, and led the company to great success; the desktop version may play a niche role, the various mobile versions surely do not. Today though, he has announced he will be leaving the company due to differences with the board and management.
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RE[5]: dont dumb down
by PresentIt on Wed 29th Jun 2011 21:40 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: dont dumb down "
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"You don't need it in opera:config, since you can just add an extension to disable it now.

So because Opera didn't allow this to be customised someone else had to make an extension to do the job
No, the point is that they made it possible to control this using extensions, so they no longer needed to waste their time maintaining it.

It doesn't matter how it's done. The point is that it is possible to do.

That hardly makes the point that Opera's developers are still dedicated to creating a highly customisable browser.

Yes it does. Extensions = more customization.

In the past this kind of thing would have been a user choice without needing outside extensions to be installed.

Newsflash: in the past they didn't have extensions that could be used to do it. Now that they do they can spend less time supporting irrelevant corner cases.

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