Linked by Wes Bascas on Wed 3rd Jul 2013 11:00 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Over the weekend, the crew at Tom's Hardware was busy testing the recently-released Firefox 22 using the usual bevy of benchmarks. This roundup included Chrome 27, Firefox 22, IE10, and Opera 12, along with the new Chromium-based build of Opera Next (alos known as Opera 15).
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RE[4]: I keep saying...
by lucas_maximus on Thu 4th Jul 2013 21:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: I keep saying..."
lucas_maximus
Member since:
2009-08-18

So they can't make a temp file or a backup file while they do that.

Keep on coming up with excuses and I will keep on coming up with easy ways they could have mitigated it.

I am typing this on nightly.

Edited 2013-07-04 21:23 UTC

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RE[5]: I keep saying...
by Fergy on Thu 4th Jul 2013 21:25 in reply to "RE[4]: I keep saying..."
Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

Keep on coming up with excuses and I will keep on coming up with easy ways they could have mitigated it.

Sure. That solution would work for nerds. Nerds can also make a new profile. Normal users will just complain Firefox ate their data.

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RE[6]: I keep saying...
by lucas_maximus on Thu 4th Jul 2013 21:28 in reply to "RE[5]: I keep saying..."
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

So you don't have a argument as to why they didn't make up a process for older profiles.

Whether I can piss about with profiles is irrelevant, it has to be done transparently to the user. Which Firefox fails at by your own admission.

Edited 2013-07-04 21:29 UTC

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RE[6]: I keep saying...
by Soulbender on Fri 5th Jul 2013 06:46 in reply to "RE[5]: I keep saying..."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

(double post)

Edited 2013-07-05 06:48 UTC

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RE[6]: I keep saying...
by Soulbender on Fri 5th Jul 2013 06:47 in reply to "RE[5]: I keep saying..."
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Normal users will just complain Firefox ate their data


Profile migration isn't rocket science. We're not talking about some homegrown browser with 2 devs, we're talking about a major consumer product.
Clearly they don't give a shit about this feature or otherwise it would already have been implemented.

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