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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Not that there's only three either.
Security implications for user interface changes?
Posted Nov 29, 2012 8:18 UTC (Thu) by ghane (subscriber, #1805)
The use case I see all around me is that people start their browser, which opens to Google, MSN, or similar. They then use the search bar all day long. They open a new window for each task.
Say "No" to tabs! Open each new window with google.com.sg?affiliate=mozilla, and let people use the search bar within that page.
So the choices are:
1. Say "No", homepage is Google
2. Say "No", homepage is Bing
3. Say "No!", homepage is "Yahoo!"
Please do not vote yet, my Patent Application is on the way (need to beat Apple).
Posted Nov 29, 2012 11:04 UTC (Thu) by zdzichu (subscriber, #17118)
Posted Nov 29, 2012 20:19 UTC (Thu) by dashesy (subscriber, #74652)
Posted Dec 3, 2012 15:40 UTC (Mon) by mina86 (subscriber, #68442)
Posted Dec 6, 2012 23:15 UTC (Thu) by cyanit (guest, #86671)
And once you have the text visible, making it editable can be done without consuming further screen space.
So, not having an address bar is dumb.
Posted Dec 9, 2012 23:22 UTC (Sun) by Baylink (subscriber, #755)
A long time ago, I used to set Google up as people's browser home page... until I discovered none of them understood their browser well enough to type URLs into the location box. Hey; the cursor's in a box and if I type a URL there, I get where I'm going... why does it matter?
Posted Dec 11, 2012 16:30 UTC (Tue) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
Why the facepalm? I'm sure the information they leak to Google is nothing compared to what they're leaking to Facebook.
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