Urgent call for testing: Firefox 2.0RC3

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Oct 21 14:50:43 BST 2006

On Saturday 21 October 2006 08:26, Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op vrijdag 20-10-2006 om 19:30 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Scott
> Kitterman:
> > >Having 'backspace' do anything other than 'delete last character' in an
> > >application where data entry is a primary use is not exactly a clever
> > > thing to do. Following this logic, having backspace shortcut to do
> > > nothing when a text field is out of focus would be better behaviour
> > > than 'page-up'.
> >
> > Yes.  Absolutely.  I can't count the number of times I ended up on the
> > wrong page because of this.  That's worth an upgrade to Firefox all by
> > itself for me.
> Please go read the bug report, where I explain how this can be fixed
> *really*, and without harming usability for non-US keyboard users.
Did that.  Commented there.  I agree the current situation is less than ideal, 
but it is definitely a step in the right direction.  Since it appears from 
Launchpad that Mozilla have rejected the upstream bug, I think the right 
answer in any case is to stay consistent with Mozilla.  

Scott K

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