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I red both pages https://support.mozilla.org/nl/questions/1194851?fpa=1 What a non discussion from Firefox development.
Tyler Downer says that tabs on bottom is not the standard setup for Firefox. This was denied by others.
What a non discussion! Let users choose what they prefer. tabs on top or bottom. Why the programmers are so violently against tab on bottom? Let user determine what they want as their standard.
As Musicalman7 said, all those hours people spent programming their add-ons. Gone. I believe the developers got blind spots. They must more contact with the users and not give
Happy112 said: I totally understand why not everybody is pleased with (any) changes - it's all a matter of taste : what one likes, the other one hates. It may sound corny, but there's just no pleasing everyone. In this case it is, make both solutions possible.
Tyler Downer said: we just want the browser to be great for those who customize, and the many more who don't. Who says that the many more don't customize? Do they know how to customize? If they knew maybe they would.
Happy112 said: Give your input to https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/ Worth a try .......
Why? the developers know about it here. They read it. Give input again is again waisted time.
Reading this question move tabs from top to bottom https://support.mozilla.org/nl/questions/1194851?fpa=1, developers just do what they think is good. Not what users want.
The new API has it's good things, but Porting add-ons to and from other browsers should be easier is nonsense.
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It is a pity, I can't edit my text above. Closing this is, as the original, not really wanted. This discussion can take a lot time.
If you want to, you can start a thread about this on the contributor forums :
Even though just about everything has been said in the thread you mentioned (but that's just my opinion).
So, if it'll make you feel better .....
Tyler Downer says that tabs on bottom is not the standard setup for Firefox. This was denied by others. What a non discussion! Let users choose what they prefer. tabs on top or bottom. Why the programmers are so violently against tab on bottom? Let user determine what they want as their standard.
Tabs on the bottom hasn't been the default since Firefox 4.0 was released back in March, 2011. But "tabs on bottom" was a user selectable option within Firefox from Firefox 4.0 up thru Firefox 28; Australis Firefox 29 thru Firefox 56 an extension was needed, and it seems that many users forgot that feature was part of an extension and not a part of Firefox for the last 4 years.
As of Quantum Firefox 57 the ability of an extension making that type of modification was eliminated; now userChrome.css is needed to accomplish that modification.
Bottom line is that users still have the ability to have tabs on the bottom, but it has to be done via userChrome.css code