cb736 at yahoo.com
Fri Aug 16 17:15:58 UTC 2013
We do not uncheck the box to load images to make the browser unuseful, we uncheck it to do something useful for us, such as see what the alt tags are for the image, and to see what the website looks like for someone who does not have a browser that supports images, or is blind.
On Thu, 8/15/13, Gavin Sharp <gavin at gavinsharp.com> wrote:
To: "Dão Gottwald" <dao at design-noir.de>
Cc: "Firefox Dev" <firefox-dev at mozilla.org>
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 4:36 PM
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 2:12 AM, Dão
Gottwald <dao at design-noir.de>
> It's based on pretty simple ideas we should be able to
> - some users have to deal with connections that are
limited enough that our
> default behavior is barely workable
I don't think this use case is common enough, and I don't
checkboxes are useful/discoverable enough to address it
There are plenty of other edge use cases we could enumerate
don't currently address, and whose cases would be similar to
you make here. The only difference here is that this
removal rather than a proposed addition. There should be a
burden for removing something than for not adding it, given
impact, but we can't have that burden be so high that we can
> That's not how I read http://limi.net/checkboxes-kill nor
I'm telling you my reasoning for supporting the change,
which might be
different than people's reasons for suggesting it.
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