Mozilla/Firefox issues rant (was Re: [linux-elitists] Browser plugins and write permissions)

Karsten M. Self
Thu Nov 25 15:56:16 PST 2004

on Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 10:09:37AM -0800, Don Marti ( wrote:
> begin  Karsten M. Self quotation of Sat, Nov 20, 2004 at 04:46:12AM -0800:
> >     Mozilla's file-based configuration makes such manipulations slightly
> >     less convenient.  The use of distinctly-named configuration
> >     directories (there's an arbitrary character string in the directory
> >     path name) makes even automated querying and changing of values
> >     slightly more complicated.
> It would be nice if Firefox would just use GConf where available.

Irony noted, but yes, a fair gripe.

Simply parking config files in a readily determinable location, *and*
not proliferating same arbitrarially, would also be nice.


Karsten M. Self <>
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