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Re: Garbled output with Firefox 77

Ottavio Caruso <> writes:

> On Sat, 6 Jun 2020 at 20:53, Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>> Ottavio Caruso <> writes:
>> > #Begin rant
>> > Apologies for playing a broken record, but I really don't understand
>> > the psychological resistance to opening an application with a new,
>> > clean profile before reporting issues.
>> > #End of rant
>> Because what ought to be in the specification of firefox is that if you
>> upgrade it and keep using an old profile it ought to work.
> But it's not in the specification of Firefox, it has never been, it's
> not the way 99.9% of Firefox users (Windows, Mac) think and this is
> how the Firefox developers think it should be. From the horse's mouth:

I see.  Fair enough to try that as a way to get useful information to
figure out the bug.   I misinterpreted this as a notion that it was not
a bug if a new profile worked and the old one doesn't.

As long as an old profile breaking on upgrade is considered a bug, and
this is merely a request for debugging informatinon, I think that's

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