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|User since||May 1, 2009|
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This version works on Windows XP SP3 without a problem and ... I still like and use it - Great work, Sebastian!This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.1.10).
I dislike software in general, which changes it's functionality in the darkness of night in a way, which changes something originally made to 'live' completely on my machine (the application as well as its data base) into something, which is made to "store my data securely... " - blablabla, you know what? Although I know for sure, that privacy is a fiction (at least in the web), I needn't offer every information for free to anyone.
Concerning privacy I can at least store my data on my machine - < c o m p l e t e l y > !
Nor is there, neither was at any time the necessity to store private information on the web and in times when memory is available as a pen, in watches, mobile phones, cameras,... etc. very cheaply, why helping (!) anyone in making me even more transparent as I am already???
No, one shouldn't become paranoid, but one nonetheless should realize, that the less sensitive one handles her/his private data, the better she/he is < p r e d i c t a b l e > and therefore < m a n i p u l a b l e > .
That's why this app is banned from my Firefox from now on and - once more: It's a pity that there is no negative rating available, so my rating: 1
I can't and I don't want to understand, that so many people outthere have forgotten the logic behind words like privacy, passwords, behind the fact, that there are a lot of reasons, why companies 'offer' such a service... which gives them the possibility to track a users' surfing habits tne most exactly possible way (the know, where you log on, as well as the exact date and time.
Have you ever heard something about profiling? And... BTW, 'privacy', do you seriously want to claim, that ones data is 'private', as long as you can simply be identified by the profile, which is recorded/created during your account-usage?
Of course every company tells you, they keep the data private (or would you really let them spy you out systematically, if they told you about their intentions?) - BUT, people out there, do you really believe EVERY dumby lie? If I told you, I am Santa Clause, would you believe me? So why the heck dou you believe such statements?????
Could it be, that this AddOn has a bug at least in then in the UI? The developer wrote, there should be 4 Tab's in the options, but there is n o n e.
And the 'support site' is simply something - sorry - which I can't identify as a homepage (and is reached after 2 redirects... why?). May be this is not the right place to file a bug, but the so called 'support page' is it less than ever.
Primarily I intended to rate it a 3 or even 4 (at least for the idea, even if it everything than new!), but even without a clear way to post bugs - it's not more to me than 2... and I uninstall it now and go on using >Colorful Tabs
Now (Version 0.4) everything works well again, I'm really satisfied and - as I told - now I use it again. Altogether ... a great AddOn, which helps on several sites to get a much better oversight.
Good Job, Matthew!
It does nothing (using FF 3.0.12 nightly on WinXP) - no reaction. No configuration works and surfing the homepage I found nothing like Bug reports (so that I can see, if this 'effect' is known by others and/or by the developer).
As long as I find nothing in this direction and there is no update I leave it uninstalled. Nonetheless a good idea, ...but good ideas also need often a lot of work.
Even though there is a homepage of FoxSaver, it is in no way related to the development of the AddOn. It completely looks like a commercial site... BTW, for a long time I realized some kind of memory-leak... then I realized, that the number of GDI-objects ('used' by Firefox) grew over the time to sick values. As a result I disabled my AddOns, one by one. When I disabled FoxSaver, the number of GDI objects remained growing moderate... (it still grew and I found more leaking AddOn's - though not all... sigh...)
Conclusion: As long as 'beautiful pictures' are more important to the developers than messages around bugs, there will be no change. Furthermore (and especially including these facts) FS looks like (as I suspected above) a kind of commercial AddOn and one should think about the sense behind it all. Ok, it's free, right. But it should at least be in the interest of the developer to find bugs and offer an easy way to post bug reports instead of seeking for images until the end of time..
As a consequece I have uninstalled it and won't reinstall it as long as there is no change. And if there is an update, I'll use sandboxie to install it using a sandboxed Firefox profile (and run this Firefox for several days constantly), so that any modification can be reverted easily. If it works clean then, I'll use it again in the regular profile - not before!
First of all: It does what it should do (and it makes its job well) and as far as I know it didn't contain 'surprises' like other ones did...
And to those one who use some less friendly words for this piece of software/work:
If you know, you don't like Hamburgers, do you nonetheless go to McDonalds only to be 'allowed' to criticize 'junk food'?
You are able to read, aren't you? Ghostery isn't made to disable Web bugs, it is only made for making them visible. So be happy with NoScript or be at least fair enough to judge an AddOn against its specification instead of damn it for not being NoScript!