Mozilla on Tonight's Episode of 'The Screen Savers' on TechTV

Thursday January 2nd, 2003

BenZilla wrote in to tell us that tonight's edition of The Screen Savers on US cable network TechTV will include a segment about switching to Mozilla. The episode airs tonight at 7:00pm and 10:00pm and tomorrow at 2:00am and 12:00pm Eastern Standard Time.

Update! An article to accompany the segment is now available on TechTV's website.

#8 Re: Re: Mozilla 1.0.x vs. 1.2.x

by rtilghman

Friday March 7th, 2003 1:18 PM

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Yes, apparently no one thought about synching IE's use of a folder/file based organizational model with Mozilla's single file bookmarking method.

As you saw, the bookmarks are imported on installation but relegated to a sub-directory rathe than the top-level, even if NO other bookmarks exist. Add to this that the import command doesn't even work properly on a single bookmark from IE and it makes for a HUGE headache.

I'm a designer developer, and while I would like to switch to Moz I simply refuse until this problem is fixed. Switching is a total nightmare with this, and I have no idea why they don't just make it a priority and get it DONE! I'm not being unappreciative here, but I am saying that this is a PRIORITY if you have any interest in getting non-technical users to switch. People want a SEAMLESS transition and an experience that MIRRORS their old one. Hiding the bookmarks one level down is like transition sepukku.