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Diabolic Preacher @dpreacher

@brandon neither did I. but some times Twitter tosses up some precious gems. That one was by Asa Dotzler. Sucks that I feel it irrelevant to share among people i know in real life because they are all stuck with chrome

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@dpreacher Aha awww, those Chromies :P I've been trying to migrate people to FF whenever I see they're on Chrome :P

I've actually changed some shortcut icons and people never noticed XD

@brandon It does hurt the ego when I get the chrome users point at the ui change since quantum and show how there are clear hints of getting 'inspired' by chrome.

@dpreacher There's REALLY nothing much to change in terms of UI tbh XD

And anything that took "inspiration" from Chrome, was stuff that's just logical

@brandon no the point being that the speed increase was nothing that chrome didn't already do and the looks also it got similar to chrome. so yea it sucks to admit ff just played catch up

@dpreacher Of course it played catchup, Firefox was trying to remain different from Chrome when in reality, Chrome was doing things the right way.

So Firefox had to rebuild their engine and that takes time

@brandon @dpreacher

I now use Qutebrowser as my main browser with Falkon as my secondary, both use the qtwebengine backend which is based from blink/chromium project. I hardly use Brave these days and not used Firefox in what seems like forever

@jason qutebrowser is impractical for my use case. one web engine doesn't allow desktop notifications and the other engine does not allow full screen videos. why do i need to choose when other browsers allow both? dunno if i have tried falkon serriously though.

@brandon only thing it should have and should remain different and which it doesn't completely do is to depend on third party services or be non transparent about what they are putting into the application, what they are collecting, etc.