A tricky situation in malone bug 60995

Matthew Paul Thomas mpt at canonical.com
Tue Oct 23 04:04:03 UTC 2007

On Oct 23, 2007, at 1:36 AM, Alexander Sack wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 12:59:13PM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> ...
>> Another consideration here is that changes to the defaults like this 
>> need to be discussed with Mozilla upstream, as it's important to them 
>> that the user experience in Ubuntu be reasonably consistent with 
>> their builds.
>> This was the old default, and they changed it, presumably for good 
>> reason.
> indeed, my decision to not revert the upstream change was based on the
> fact that this isn't really something that is ubuntu specific. So all
> these arguments should apply equally to other linux distributors.
> ...

I tested a mozilla.org Firefox 3.0a9 nightly build with a new profile, 
and Backspace does nothing. But in Ubuntu 7.10's Firefox, 
Backspace does Page Up. Is this an Ubuntu divergence from upstream, or 
a mozilla.org change from 2.0 to 3.0?

Matthew Paul Thomas
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