Since Pinkerton got kicked off the planet(.mozilla.org), somebody’s got to keep people up to date with him, don’t they?
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Trolling for a comment, I am.
Baby Bear’s update notification, a red Christmas tree by the throbber, was too little to be seen. Papa Bear’s update notification, a dialog that interrupts you until you let it interrupt you by restarting your browser, is annoying. What does Mama Bear’s just right notification look like?
Turn off Bugzilla’s annoying “Please stand by,” “here’s some of your results,” “here’s the whole list” use of multipart/x-mixed-replace by just adding a query param.
A quick response to a weekend email about a problem may or may not make you money, but it will sure make me a fan.
If you fail to write about something because it’s already on a Planet that syndicates your posts, then the Planet is positively harmful to your readers.
Joshua Allen touts browser-version detection, in the face of its imminent failure, apparently ignoring the way it makes Microsoft’s tools produce what looks like crap in other browsers, something the users of those tools have stopped blaming on the other browsers.
How could you get a thousand requests for an old version of SharpReader claiming to be from Firefox, and claiming to be referred from a BBC RSS feed, other than from someone with a bunch of zombies and a grudge?
Firefox’s autodiscovery code needs a little tightening up, so it doesn’t discover absolutely anything which includes the letters R-S-S in a link title, but it’s hard to decide just how tight it ought to be.
I assume it’s just coincidence, but some days it just doesn’t pay to have Mozilla bugs filed about your site: As Gerv noted, someone filed a bug on their fancy-schmancy Flash ad not working in Firefox, so we just get the fallback gif. I suspect the resolution of the bug was right, invalid by reason […]