Urgent call for testing: Firefox 2.0RC3

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 23 21:33:52 BST 2006

On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 09:36:53PM +0200, Jan Claeys wrote:
> Op zondag 22-10-2006 om 05:10 uur [tijdzone +0900], schreef Arwyn
> Hainsworth:
> > On 21/10/06, Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
> >         I have lost more data by accidentally pressing Ctrl-W or by
> >         clicking the close tab and close window buttons.  Should they
> >         be removed/disabled too?
> > 
> > Are you serious? I mean I'd have to be pretty drunk (maybe the fact
> > that I don't drink explains why I've never lost data this way) to
> > accidentaly press Ctrl+W when entering text... 
> And I would be pretty drunk before I clicked outside a form field and
> then pressed backspace while filling out a form...  ;-)

Control+W is a traditional shortcut for deleting a word in terminal
interfaces.  I have to change this in several programs in Ubuntu in order to
avoid closing tabs and windows inadvertently.  However, I accept that this
is probably a more reasonable default for most desktop users.

 - mdz

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