[linux-elitists] Yet another mozilla atrocity

Joey Hess joey@kitenet.net
Tue Sep 30 10:18:27 PDT 2003


Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Joakim Ziegler (joakim@avmaria.com):
> 
> > Too many preference items are a very bad thing, both for the reasons
> > cited above, and because they tend to be an excuse for not doing user
> > testing and thinking, and figuring you what a sensible way to do things
> > is. So instead, it's made configurable, and it's up to the user.
> 
> At the very minimum, make those other preferences accessible via a
> "Enable advanced options" checkbox.  Aaron has a good point, here and
> elsewhere:  We want browsers, not nannies.

about:config (firebird)

I find a flat list that I can use standard means of searching and that
highlights my changes generally more useful than a tabbed dialog box
anyway.

-- 
see shy jo
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