Breaking url-bar search

William Pietri william at scissor.com
Thu Aug 15 16:18:09 UTC 2013


On 08/15/2013 09:13 AM, Tyler Downer wrote:
> This change was made because of a very significant portion of our 
> users having a keyword.url pref that had been hijacked by an add-on 
> and then unable to turn it back to what they actually want (due to the 
> pref being hidden in about:config). There is an add-on to restore the 
> previous functionality if you'd like, 
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/keyword-search/. 

Thanks, Tyler. I have read the bug report. I'm looking to learn more 
about how the decision was made.

William



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