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#2761 mancode20

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 00:12

I will ask again: What is going on with Australis? I am loving Firefox 19 Beta 4!! It's the fastest, smoothest, most responsive Firefox yet! Just curious when Australis will be implemented. Firefox 20, 21?


#2762 .stan

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 00:29

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#2763 1941

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 01:04

I will ask again: What is going on with Australis? I am loving Firefox 19 Beta 4!! It's the fastest, smoothest, most responsive Firefox yet! Just curious when Australis will be implemented. Firefox 20, 21?


https://wiki.mozilla...ion_(Australis)

#2764 escobar_

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 09:17

What is going on with Home Tab, a feature announced for Firefox 4? :/

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 13:24

Tab groups (also known as Panorama) will be removed from Firefox and converted into an add-on: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836758

Panorama has a very small user base and there's basically no chance that we will enable it by default or even improve its visibility and discoverability anytime soon. In its current form it is indeed quite fragile and causes intermittent test failures here and there when touching platform code. We're not going to spending any time on improving Panorama and its feature or its design and UX - thus it should just be removed from Firefox.



#2766 cetla

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 00:01

Tab groups (also known as Panorama) will be removed from Firefox and converted into an add-on: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836758

Just prove that Mozilla is in disarray with the masses.

But I hope they'll restore the standard window object prior to Firefox 6. Panorama is the reason you can’t use external screenshot to capture scrolling pages because Firefox render everything on screen as one single object.

#2767 The_Decryptor

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 00:14

Panorama has nothing to do with them removing all the separate window objects from the main window, they did that to simplify the code and increase performance (The window is now drawn as one object, vs. a separate object for each component)

It's a shame they're removing Panorama, but it was never stable enough for them to enable by default, and because it was never enabled barely anybody used it, meaning there's no real reason for them to keep it as part of the main browser.

#2768 cetla

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 00:49

Panorama has nothing to do with them removing all the separate window objects from the main window, they did that to simplify the code and increase performance (The window is now drawn as one object, vs. a separate object for each component)

It's a shame they're removing Panorama, but it was never stable enough for them to enable by default, and because it was never enabled barely anybody used it, meaning there's no real reason for them to keep it as part of the main browser.

Panorama has everything to do with Firefox's use of [undocumented] window objects. If they stick with standard object, Mozilla would have to overlay Panorama over other objects and that would be way too memory intensive with XUL.

Now that they are going to make Panorama an addon, I wonder if that'll be the only extension to have special permission to use the whole screen.

#2769 1941

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 00:54

What is going on with Home Tab, a feature announced for Firefox 4? :/


I think you mean an App Tab and it is alive and well. RC on any tab and it will become an App Tab

#2770 The_Decryptor

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 04:10

Panorama has everything to do with Firefox's use of [undocumented] window objects. If they stick with standard object, Mozilla would have to overlay Panorama over other objects and that would be way too memory intensive with XUL.

Now that they are going to make Panorama an addon, I wonder if that'll be the only extension to have special permission to use the whole screen.


What? What's undocumented about window objects?, what's memory intensive about stacking objects with XUL?

#2771 escobar_

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:30

I think you mean an App Tab and it is alive and well. RC on any tab and it will become an App Tab


No, not App Tab, I know that's alive. I meant what's going on with this?

#2772 Demz

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 09:41

face the fact, Mozilla is going Downhill, but IMHO Mozilla Firefox is going through its Pre 1.0 release again . its gonna take ages for Firefox to become usable again .. i dont care about Panorama as i never used it anyway .

#2773 mancode20

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 19:14

Am I missing something? Are you guys joking around? You're talking about Firefox 4 and Firefox 6. They are about to release version 19 soon. Sucks to hear that they are going to remove Panorama, but maybe it's for the better if someone can impove it. I personally love using it and constantly have a bunch of tabs open at the same time, and I have never had a single problem with it besides the fact that it can become too overwhelming with so many tabs open. I use TabGroups Menu to switch to them. It's pretty cool! TabGroups Manager was the best, but it was discontinued. A new guy said he might revive it, though. Here's to hoping that happens!

#2774 1941

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 19:51

Am I missing something? Are you guys joking around? You're talking about Firefox 4 and Firefox 6. They are about to release version 19 soon. Sucks to hear that they are going to remove Panorama, but maybe it's for the better if someone can impove it. I personally love using it and constantly have a bunch of tabs open at the same time, and I have never had a single problem with it besides the fact that it can become too overwhelming with so many tabs open. I use TabGroups Menu to switch to them. It's pretty cool! TabGroups Manager was the best, but it was discontinued. A new guy said he might revive it, though. Here's to hoping that happens!


I know, I am using Fx21 It is just going to be changed to an add-on.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 13:17

Dev turned on the pref for Windows Media Foundation ON by default for Windows 7 and up: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=837859
Enjoy all kind of juice present on WWW with FF.

Social API fixes: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=837578 , https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=837027 , https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=837729
Private Browsing: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=829360
JS Engine: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=829758
Image Lib: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836124 , https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836155
Initial steps for Web Audio API (proposed by Chrome)|You can enable it still but major core changes landing - Although Backed out|: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=804387 , https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836076
Printing Output: https://bugzilla.moz...g.cgi?id=836875