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The WebAudio stuff seems to have landed and stuck, so the next nightly should have it. One thing nice about it is that they've implemented it unprefixed, but behind a pref, so any well written page (i.e. it doesn't rely on Chrome) should just work if you flip the pref, yay standards! :rolleyes:

I was involved in a discussion on another forum, where I said WebAudio was a Chrome only thing and Mozilla's "MediaStreams" stuff was more interesting. Seems the MediaStreams stuff is actually a superset of WebAudio that can also handle video, so WebAudio was actually going to be implemented in Firefox at the time I said that stuff :laugh:

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For those that are running Nightly builds be prepared for a great deal of breakage with tonight's build (02.10.2013)

http://hg.mozilla.or...ago&enddate=now

Crash, some addon breakage, something not working??? What etc... Elaborate more..

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many build-in functions mark as read-only in today's build

every extension that depend on changing Firefox build-in function will fail

Such as Tan Mix Plus, Themes, Any extension that depends on Firefox' built in function. I would imagine some scripts will fail as well.

You are on the same forum Zippy. :)

http://forums.mozill...?f=23&t=2657975

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Such as Tan Mix Plus, Themes, Any extension that depends on Firefox' built in function. I would imagine some scripts will fail as well.

You are on the same forum Zippy. :)

http://forums.mozill...?f=23&t=2657975

Oh Yeah you mean that Alice mentioned bug. Bobby Holley XRay wrapper related security patch wrecked this. He is active dev so fix will be soon. With which nick you are on mozillazine?

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Oh Yeah you mean that Alice mentioned bug. Bobby Holley XRay wrapper related security patch wrecked this. He is active dev so fix will be soon. With which nick you are on mozillazine?

I was going by what Oneman said. Briscoe I am keeping a download of last nights build just in case.

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I was going by what Oneman said. Briscoe I am keeping a download of last nights build just in case.

Why not!! Although I am on full bleeding edge mood since use only three addons and relatively new profile created last week of Jan.

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So that is why Enter Selects addon stopped working.I hope they get this fixed soon since i am so used to what i get from Enter Selects that i feel weird now without it. :wacko:

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I just use my mouse with the drop down and it works fine.

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Well it appears that all of the hoopla about this build was wrong. I had no problems whatsoever and all of my 32 extensions are working.

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Well it appears that all of the hoopla about this build was wrong. I had no problems whatsoever and all of my 32 extensions are working.

thats why you dont listen to the rubbish on the Mozillazine forum
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Is there any way to automatically clear all download history without having to delete browsing history?

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Is there any way to automatically clear all download history without having to delete browsing history?

AFAIK, there isnt

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You can click on the Firefox button/download/clear downloads. That is the only way I know how to do it.

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Is there any way to automatically clear all download history without having to delete browsing history?

the only way oyou can/could do that an thats most likely with by using a Download Manager Extension

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Is it only me or is Mozilla trying to eliminate Themes? I am using the Nightly builds and it says that I don't have one installed. It used to say the default theme. When you go to AMO and click on Themes you are given a bunch of Persona's to look at. To get to the real themes you now have to click on Complete Themes.

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Is it only me or is Mozilla trying to eliminate Themes? I am using the Nightly builds and it says that I don't have one installed. It used to say the default theme. When you go to AMO and click on Themes you are given a bunch of Persona's to look at. To get to the real themes you now have to click on Complete Themes.

No, that is not trying to 'eliminate' themes. It's simply that Personas suit most people, and cause far fewer long-term issues.

(It has nothing to do with the version of Firefox you're using)

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I am using the Nightly Builds and there are very few Themes that are compatible. There are also not that many compatible with Fx 17. I used to make and publish persona's and they do the job. I can see in the near future themes will be gone.

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IMO . Themes cause nothing but problems an always have. Persona's are so much easier. i couldnt care a less if Mozilla got rid of Themes totally an stuck with Persona's only. at the end of the day, people only need Persona's which doesnt really do anything to the Browsers Code like some or a lot of Themes do.

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I am using the Nightly Builds and there are very few Themes that are compatible. There are also not that many compatible with Fx 17. I used to make and publish persona's and they do the job. I can see in the near future themes will be gone.

Nightlies are always going to have lower compatibility than the release browsers - you cannot use it as a measuring stick of trends. Addon authors simply are not as bothered about supporting it, especially since it can introduce a breaking change at any moment.

Besides, it doesn't mean full themes will be gone in future - in fact, that's simply not really possible, given that it would require a massive lockdown of how Firefox addons work... and that's not happening.

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Well , I have 33 add-ons that work perfectly fine. If you look in the Theme section at AMO you will find many themes that are not even compatible with the released version of Firefox. If the devs that make thems do not start making them compatible with the latest release they may well become a thing of the past. With CSS and Persona's I have no use for a theme.

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Well , I have 33 add-ons that work perfectly fine. If you look in the Theme section at AMO you will find many themes that are not even compatible with the released version of Firefox. If the devs that make thems do not start making them compatible with the latest release they may well become a thing of the past. With CSS and Persona's I have no use for a theme.

If people stop making Themes, then yes, they will become a thing of the past - but that's kind of tautology. It doesn't mean Firefox will ever drop support itself.

I suspect the reduced popularity of themes is just a combination of reasons: Personas are simple and suit many people, Firefox is changing more rapidly meaning a theme that hasn't been touched for a while simply stops working, and people are just happier with the existing Firefox UI (Firefox improvements and/or OS-related general improvements like XP to Vista).

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Getting this:

ASSERT: Giving up waiting for the tab closing animation to finish (bug 608589)

Stack Trace:

0:([object XULElement],[object XULElement])

All the time now. It's said to be, "fixed", but, well, there it is.

Anyone else getting said message?

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Getting this:

ASSERT: Giving up waiting for the tab closing animation to finish (bug 608589)

Stack Trace:

0:([object XULElement],[object XULElement])

All the time now. It's said to be, "fixed", but, well, there it is.

Anyone else getting said message?

Not me, I am using Firefox 20 Beta 1

If people stop making Themes, then yes, they will become a thing of the past - but that's kind of tautology. It doesn't mean Firefox will ever drop support itself.

I suspect the reduced popularity of themes is just a combination of reasons: Personas are simple and suit many people, Firefox is changing more rapidly meaning a theme that hasn't been touched for a while simply stops working, and people are just happier with the existing Firefox UI (Firefox improvements and/or OS-related general improvements like XP to Vista).

Then all of the current themes need to be made compatible by the devs to the latest release or be removed after 30 days.

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