Bookmarks in Waterfox


Lino Morales <linomorales001@...>
 

Hi Kevin. If you sign into the bookmarks sync in Waterfox you can still get your bookmarks back like you did in FF.

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of Kevin Cussick via Groups.Io <the.big.white.shepherd@...>
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 6:13:11 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Waterfox works with NVDA
 
I don't think so,   How do I get book marks from say firefox into water
fox?   sorry I suppose I have somewhat high jacked this sorry mods.  but
to answer the question I am sure it will not work portable version of an
older ff and the webvisum might work.

On 19/09/2018 21:57, David Mehler wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Does Waterfox and Webvisum work with each other?
>
> Thanks.
> Dave.
>
>
> On 9/19/18, JM Casey <crystallogic@...> wrote:
>> Interesting thoughts. Thanks.
>>
>> But of course, Firefox Quantum is not inaccessible; NVDA quite nicely got up
>> to speed and I was even able to use version 57 with it for a time.
>> Not so with jAWS, where there still seem to be problems.
>> It is rather unfortunate about the add-ons, though.
>>

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Shaun Everiss
>> Sent: September 19, 2018 3:21 AM
>> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] Waterfox works with NVDA
>>
>> The quantom engine itself is not a bad thing.
>>
>> But the fact to fix security they block direct access to windows well thats
>> debaitable.
>>
>> Put it this way, 16 bit stuff especially old dos stuff trying to access the
>> hardware directly.
>>
>> There can be issues with windows because of that.
>>
>> Before that, software used to get in other software's way.
>>
>> The issue now though is that just about everything ie registry, standard
>> windows controls and accessibility libs need direct access, now just about
>> every addon author has to write their own interface.
>>
>> Thats why firefox quantom is totally inaccessible.
>>
>> Its a security trade off there is no solution, I understand why they do it
>> even aplord them for doing so but its a trade off.
>>
>> Waterfox will use classic addons as well as the new quantom engine and the
>> web extention apis.
>>
>> So in short we should be able to run both libraries eventually.
>>
>> Sadly older addons as long as they will be available like noscript will
>> continue but newer ones will not work but eventually waterfox will go
>> quantom.
>>
>> But will continue using classic libraries as well as the new ones.
>>
>> So in theory we should be able to run most of everything.
>>
>> Think of windows 10 linux or vmware or talking dosbox or something like
>> that.
>>
>> There will probably be a few limitations.
>>
>> Its unknown what those are.
>>
>> However this is a community developed project based on the mozilla code
>> without all the extra mozilla addons etc.
>>
>> Sadly its also indicated it can't stay in the happy place it is now because
>> the current engine has limitations.
>>
>> With thunderbird quantom, addons are just not accessible at all.
>>
>> Thats fine because I never used them and I find most of the rest of the
>> engine actually usable.
>>
>> I'd like the addons to work but chances are I wouldn't be accessing them
>> anyway.
>>
>>
>>
>> On 9/19/2018 7:11 PM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
>>> Yes I have to say this is a cleaner faster browser altogether from the
>>> 64 bit standpoint but anyone running 32 bit windows cannot use it, as
>>> its been optimised for the 64 bit system and that may well be why its
>>> snappier generally. They say they are inheriting all the classic add
>>> ons so we assume from that that they have no intention of going Quantum,.
>>>
>>> They are seemingly attacking any security issues through other means.
>>> Brian
>>>
>>> bglists@...
>>> Sent via blueyonder.
>>> Please address personal E-mail to:-
>>> briang1@..., putting 'Brian Gaff'
>>> in the display name field.
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Clive Pallett"
>>> <clive.pallett@...>
>>> To: "NVDA" <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:46 AM
>>> Subject: [nvda] Waterfox works with NVDA
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello everyone,
>>>
>>> Further to my previous post, I noticed that Waterfox was recommended
>>> as an alternative browser to Mozilla Firefox.  I have installed
>>> Waterfox 56.2.3 and updated NVDA to 2018.3 and Waterfox works fine.
>>> If anything, it loads faster than Firefox and takes me straight to
>>> Google, my preferred home page.
>>>
>>> Best wishes,
>>>
>>> Clive Pallett
>>>
>>>
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