A royal pain- Terrible tech!! Rated 1 out of 5 stars
We all had been wanting the simple button back and everything should be hunky-dory right? Wrong! The earlier reviews jumped the gun.
1. It doesn't work on Palemoon. Since tons of people are fleeing Failfox this is more important than it seems at first glance.
1a. The minimum version # is set too low. As Mozilla insists on their rabid-release policy that will mean the version #s will grow increasingly apart as PM only increases at a sensible pace while Mozilla poops out one inflated version every 5 minutes... Countless developers are making this simple mistake and unless there is a fundamental reason the version numbers need to go all the way back to 3.6 for the people who are sticking with the competent 3.6 and refusing to downgrade.
1a.1. I was able to install it in Freezefox, edit the minimum version #, copy the edited file into a folder and then manually install it into PM. For anyone but a hardcore techie that is preposterous to even think about burdening them with.
2. The icon stubbornly insists on relocating after every reset- and in places nowhere near where history should be. That alone is an instant DQ! A fundamental problem in the tech industry is we need to stop thinking like techies and always ask if it can pass the granny test. If it can't- back to the drawingboard!
3. The icon stubbornly refuses to adjust to themes. Again, the public hates the new style minimalist( just like the rest of Mozilla's obsession with dumbing-down and ruining the UI) icons this one wont allow itself to change( IMO 3.6 style is best.) The description did say it didn't play well with themes but a few obvious choices would be in order and simple to code.
4. Customer support sucks. The developer's page essentially says that he wont respond without a donation. Many of us are up against the wall ourselves- I find myself working 80-100 hours a week- usually for free developing my own tech-startup and I know what it is like. However, excellence should come first. Then the $$$$ will flow- not the other way around.
I hope you enjoyed your rant.