Revisiting how we build Firefox

Mike Hoye mhoye at
Mon Jul 13 14:35:57 UTC 2015

On 2015-07-11 4:33 PM, Chris Hofmann wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Mike Hoye <mhoye at 
> <mailto:mhoye at>> wrote:
>     I think we should trust our colleagues in UX to make good
>     decisions for our users and defer to their decisions instead.
> 20 years of experience working on browsers tells me that features 
> don't always get added or removed based on our colleagues in able to 
> or in charge of such decisions.
Right. And yet here we find ourselves. So let's treat that like a real 
problem we care about and solve it.

> So the technical question becomes how many buttons do we plan on 
> adding to make the browser better?
We're definitely talking past each other at this point, if this sheet 
metal "wibble-wibble-wibble" noise my brain is making in reaction to 
this line is any indication of anything.

- mhoye

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