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  1. Underpass 725 posts
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    Sorry, maybe is only a problem of mine, but I had not a few problems in understanding - and thus translating - this concept

    *Plugins (if set to Always Ask for All Sites): Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).


    Wouldn't be better to rewrite the sentence(s) since we do not have many limitations in the text lenght?

    Thanks in advance.

    Sorry, maybe is only a problem of mine, but I had not a few problems in understanding - and thus translating - this concept <blockquote>*'''Plugins''' (if set to Always Ask for All Sites): Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).</blockquote> Wouldn't be better to rewrite the sentence(s) since we do not have many limitations in the text lenght? Thanks in advance.
  2. AliceWyman 5146 posts
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    underpass said

    Sorry, maybe is only a problem of mine, but I had not a few problems in understanding - and thus translating - this concept
    *Plugins (if set to Always Ask for All Sites): Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).


    Wouldn't be better to rewrite the sentence(s) since we do not have many limitations in the text lenght?

    Hi, underpass,

    Your revision is to drop (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s) from the above.

    scoobidiver also has a revision pending, to change it by adding a note:

    • Plugins: Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).{note}Note: It shows up for a single website only if Plugins has been previously set to "Always Ask" when "All Sites" was selected.{/note}

    I would just add that this setting controls the plugins.click_to_play feature (you can see this by setting this option to Always Ask and then checking about:config).

    Just to clarify, if Plugins is set to Allow (the default setting, the Plugins permission is missing for specific sites. if Plugins is set to 'Always Ask' for all websites (Default Permissions for All Sites) you can then select a specific website in the left panel and change the setting from Always Ask to Allow or Block.

    How about: Plugins: Firefox allows all enabled plugins to load, by default.. Set this to "Always Ask" to use the plugins.click_to_play feature for all websites and optionally set specific websites to allow or block plugins.

    I would include a link to explain the plugins.click_to_play feature ... maybe https://wiki.mozilla.org/Opt-in_activation_for_plugins or another, if there's a better one! Related discussion:

    ''underpass [[#post-7787|said]]'' <blockquote> Sorry, maybe is only a problem of mine, but I had not a few problems in understanding - and thus translating - this concept <blockquote>*'''Plugins''' (if set to Always Ask for All Sites): Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).</blockquote> Wouldn't be better to rewrite the sentence(s) since we do not have many limitations in the text lenght? </blockquote> Hi, underpass, Your revision is to drop ''(only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s)'' from the above. scoobidiver also has a revision pending, to change it by adding a note: *'''Plugins''': Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block it (only for a single website) from using plugins for the website(s).{note}'''Note:''' It shows up for a single website only if Plugins has been previously set to "Always Ask" when "All Sites" was selected.{/note} I would just add that this setting controls the '''plugins.click_to_play''' feature (you can see this by setting this option to Always Ask and then checking about:config). Just to clarify, if '''Plugins''' is set to Allow (the default setting, the Plugins permission is missing for specific sites. if '''Plugins''' is set to 'Always Ask' for all websites (Default Permissions for All Sites) you can then select a specific website in the left panel and change the setting from Always Ask to Allow or Block. How about: '''Plugins''': Firefox allows all enabled plugins to load, by default.. Set this to "Always Ask" to use the '''plugins.click_to_play''' feature for all websites and optionally set specific websites to allow or block plugins. I would include a link to explain the '''plugins.click_to_play''' feature ... maybe https://wiki.mozilla.org/Opt-in_activation_for_plugins or another, if there's a better one! Related discussion: * https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/708518 [Firefox 14.0.1] Problems ahead with "plugins.click_to_play"?
  3. Underpass 725 posts
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    Ok for the Plugins, but I also wanted to remark that the sentence is rather obscure even here:

    Maintain Offline Storage: Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow (only for a single website) or block it from storing website(s) information on your computer for use when you are offline.

    I would say something like

    If set for all the websites, Firefox to always ask for your permission or block all the websites trying to store information on your computer for use when you are offline. If set for specific websites, Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block offline content for these websites.

    I mean: we have no problem with lenght of the string, we can spend some words more. :)

    Thanks as usual

    Ok for the Plugins, but I also wanted to remark that the sentence is rather obscure even here: <blockquote>Maintain Offline Storage: Set Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow (only for a single website) or block it from storing website(s) information on your computer for use when you are offline. </blockquote> I would say something like <blockquote>If set for all the websites, Firefox to always ask for your permission or block all the websites trying to store information on your computer for use when you are offline. If set for specific websites, Firefox to always ask for your permission, automatically allow or block offline content for these websites.</blockquote> I mean: we have no problem with lenght of the string, we can spend some words more. :) Thanks as usual
  4. AliceWyman 5146 posts
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    underpass:

    I'll let you (or scoobidiver) make a new revision based on the above.

    '''underpass''': I'll let you (or scoobidiver) make a new revision based on the above.
  5. Michael Verdi 1755 posts
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    I think Underpass's issue with the wording is completely valid and the current version shouldn't have been approved without changes. Scoobidiver has some other pending changes that are more than wording changes so I'll work on a new revision that addresses everyone's concerns.

    I think Underpass's issue with the wording is completely valid and the current version shouldn't have been approved without changes. Scoobidiver has some other pending changes that are more than wording changes so I'll work on a new revision that addresses everyone's concerns.
  6. Michael Verdi 1755 posts
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    It seems to me that we don't have to be quite so technical in trying to explain every possible option for each permission. If we explain first that you can set permissions for all sites or for individual sites, you can then give general information about each permission. If you actually play with the feature it become fairly self-explanatory. I just approved a new version that does this while preserving the updates and clean up that Scoobidiver did.

    It seems to me that we don't have to be quite so technical in trying to explain every possible option for each permission. If we explain first that you can set permissions for all sites or for individual sites, you can then give general information about each permission. If you actually play with the feature it become fairly self-explanatory. I just approved a new version that does this while preserving the updates and clean up that Scoobidiver did.