I don't want to know how many browsers do not verify #XPI signatures anymore... Like zombies, walking around

If you disabled xpinstall.signatures.required make sure you reenable it now! :firefox: :doomguy:

And pass this reminder on to your peers and channels

@martin Yes, but how do we get our extensions back? :-|

@martin Thanks for the information. I guess I'll wait for it to arrive as #FreeBSD package because I'm not in the mood to compile firefox. ;-) Pretty big fallout has this one...

@dwardoric @martin Enable "Studies" and the hotfix will be applied. After that you can turn of studies again.

@raichoo @dwardoric
Ah ja, and there are just a few hours in between..?

I can very well imagine, that there will be a lot of new long-term study candidates for Mozilla... And plenty of extra telemetric data 😜

@dwardoric @raichoo @martin why? Also it's still there as chinese bought out closed source spyware 😂

@Wraptile @martin @raichoo Because it was an awesome browser and pioneered a lot of stuff which we now take for granted. Not to mention low on resources and fast with integrated ad blocker and a "real" private browsing mode.

@dwardoric @martin @raichoo I think you have your rose-tinted glasses on. Despite the point everything good you could possibly miss already exists on current gen browsers, so what is there to miss? Absolutely terrible management that killed the browser and turned it into spyware?

@Wraptile @raichoo @martin Nope, there are still things missing although I'm willing to concede that the slow bloaty ugly mess that modern browsers are is mainly caused by the horrific road web development has chosen to tumble down... ;-)


@dwardoric @raichoo @martin What is missing in your opinion? Have you looked into scripts and addons for that behaviour? I'm using qutebrowser + python scripts + greasemonkey and I'm been having trouble coming with something this browser can't do.

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@Wraptile @martin @raichoo Simple: A true secure private browsing mode. In Opera not even tabs could "see" each other and related data (cookies etc.) in private mode. I hadn't expected to miss it actually but I do on an almost daily basis. Although the "multi account containers" plugin for firefox looks promising.

@raichoo @martin @Wraptile Most other stuff could be handled by plugins I guess like: keyboard navigation and toggling image loading or javascript by keypress.

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