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

Adam Baxter voltagex at voltagex.org
Tue Nov 19 03:00:01 UTC 2013


On 19 Nov 2013 13:47, "Gavin Sharp" <gavin at gavinsharp.com> wrote:
>
> (firefox-dev is a better venue for this question, redirecting there)
>

Thanks for the redirect and sorry for posting on the wrong list

> 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
> case.
>

Doing some more research, it appears that I can achieve the effect of a
pinned tab persisting between sessions by using the Session Manager
extension. I still think the idea of App Tabs or persistent tabs is worth
pursuing.

Thanks,
Adam Baxter

>
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Adam Baxter <voltagex at voltagex.org>
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 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=551849 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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