[Marketing-Public]Mozilla Design Problems

Irwin Greenwald marketing-public at mozilla.org
Sun, 19 Oct 2003 20:12:23 -0700

You're absolutely right about prefs.bak in 1.5.  Now I wonder when this
was changed?

Yes, getting the developers involved is the hard part.  Jay and I were
hoping Marketing could somehow push this.

On 10/19/2003 7:12 PM, Michael Gordon wrote:

>I opened Microsoft Windows Explorer and navigated to my Mozilla 1.5 
>profile and left it open while I tested prefs.js.  It seems that opening 
>and closing Mozilla on a web page has no effect on saving prefs.js.  
>Opening and changing a preference setting saves the setting the moment 
>the "OK" button is pressed.  If I wait 2 minutes and then close Mozilla, 
>prefs.js is saved again with a new time stamp, and prefs.bak is saved 
>with the time stamp of the previous prefs.js file.
>It appears to me that the backup of prefs.js is occurring correctly in 
>Mozilla 1.5.  the question now is how do we get the developers to devise 
>a method of recalling prefs.bak and renaming it pref.js.
>How do we get the developers on board?
>That is the $64,000.00 question. :-\
>Michael Gordon