Persistent tabs + Home & App Tabs (see bug 551849)

Gavin Sharp gavin at
Tue Nov 19 02:47:03 UTC 2013

(firefox-dev is a better venue for this question, redirecting there)

We don't currently have any active plans for "persistent tabs".

Pinned tabs should be difficult to accidentally close since Firefox 4
(bug 580638), though, so I wonder why they don't address your use


On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Adam Baxter <voltagex at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm wondering if there's any further development going on for persistent tabs in Firefox that can't be accidentally closed - it's mentioned here but Pinned Tabs aren't quite what I'm looking for.
> In fact, it looks like the original project in that bug has stalled - the submitter now works at Google.
> Does anyone know the status of the project or where I could help move it along?
> Thanks,
> Adam Baxter
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