A tricky situation in malone bug 60995

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Tue Oct 23 08:29:59 UTC 2007

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 05:04:03PM +1300, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> 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?

this was changed from 2.0 to 3.0. See bug 358764 ...

 - Alexander

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