Mozilla 1.5 Beta Released

Wednesday August 27th, 2003 has just released Mozilla 1.5 Beta. Amongst the usual improvements, there's a range of Mail & Newsgroups enhancements and a major ChatZilla update. This is also the first milestone to include a spellchecker. Grab a build from the Releases Page (or direct from and check out the Mozilla 1.5 Beta Release Notes for more information.

#72 Re: Re: Re: Tab groups append vs replace

by strongheart

Sunday August 31st, 2003 4:40 PM

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From the great masters of the browser user interface experience, I would expect options, a reasonable default (an one would suit me fine) and an override switch.

1) replacing the current tab is a fine choice, and saving the others because it is what a single bookmark does 2) not closing the current tab is a viable option so that one may keep the page that may have triggered the trip to the bookmarked tab group. 2-a) not closing the other tabs for same reason seems a logical choice 2-b) closing the other tabs to conserve resource requirements and tab space seems wise too. 3)close every tab and open the bookmark tabs. This is resource wise and a clean way completely changing the browser course, however, instantly losing what may have been hard to reach pages (login's searches etc) seems to have irked a number of users.

Seems like an append/replace switch is mandated.