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I'm going to be switching to the extended support release[1] (based on Firefox 52 but with security patches through June 18th 2018).

I don't mind WebExtensions, and cross-browser compatibility is a nice goal, but a half-baked system that breaks the most important distinguishing feature of Firefox (extensions that can modify any part of the browser) is ridiculous.

[1] https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/




I'm already on ESR, but my reason is I need java plugin for my company OEBS (it supports web start, but it takes ages for our admins to patch anything). At the same time, keeping legacy plugins working is a big bonus, I love Classic theme restorer.

Still undecided what to do after june 2018. I guess I'll just try firefox and chrome side by side and move to chrome if there is no real difference. It is probably more convinient to migrate to chrome, since it is on the phone by default too.




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