Latest beta Rated 1 out of 5 stars
Themes for FF are based on Java - and yes, Java is able to corrupt your browser. Yes, I may have run into some FF bug – now, could you possibly allow for the fact that your beta had a flaw in it which clashed with the latest FF or its latest bug? And, as a developer, could you please see what you could do about it instead of categorically saying such data loss has nothing to do with your buggy theme? This is why I am writing here, this is the sole reason.
Why am I blaming this beta? Because prior to installing it everything in my FF was working OK! How come it corrupted my bookmarks when you say that is impossible? Well, there is always a FIRST, isn't it?
Why did I uninstall and reinstall FF? Because I desperately wanted FF to function with my favourite FF theme ever and often this is what computer manuals tell you to do when things do not work as they should – do your backup, uninstall, reinstall. I am very sad to let this theme go, but I was inifinitely sadder to see all my bookmarks vanish :(
RE: Latest beta
You disabled the Red Cats theme and everything was OK again. Your bookmarks were NOT lost - it clearly proved that the theme did nothing to them. The next logical step would be to uninstall the theme and/or contact the developer and ask him/her for help. But you desperately wanted Firefox to function with your favorite theme so YOU ATTEMPTED TO FIX THE PROBLEM ON YOUR OWN by uninstalling/reinstalling Firefox and deleting files. Sorry but you only have yourself to blame. I fail to see how it's related to any add-on.
And yes, as a developer, I can categorically say it's impossible for a theme to corrupt any data in your profile. Unlike you, I know it. Feel free to post on MozillaZine or Firefox Support if you don't believe me.
And no, as a developer, I can't do anything about it. I have no control over your actions and hence I cannot prevent you from doing something you're not supposed to.
And no, Firefox themes are not based on Java. They're nothing but a bunch of images and CSS files. Please learn to do some research before jumping to conclusions.
And for the umpteen time: accusing beta of being buggy is like accusing water of being wet. Please do me a favor and familiarize yourself with the definition of "beta" on Wikipedia or somewhere else.
If you still have any questions to ask of me, contact me by email or use the support forum.