Re: Initial reactions
- From: Diego Escalante Urrelo <diegoe gnome org>
- To: Nick Downing <downing nick gmail com>
- Cc: epiphany-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Initial reactions
- Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 08:19:46 -0300
El vie, 22-10-2010 a las 09:06 +1100, Nick Downing escribió:
> hi all,
> I just switched over to Epiphany, as I finally got sick of Firefox's
> slowness and unreliable behaviour, and as the new owner of a
> smartphone I recently became aware of webkit so I made a quick check
> to see if any webkit browsers were available on the PC to try out. I
> must say Epiphany is really great, it just feels right, it seems a lot
> faster, this may be an illusion based on the webpages loading and the
> screen being updated in a more consistent way, but anyway I like it.
> Convincing my wife has been more difficult though:
> 1. She doesn't like the behaviour of opening URLs in a new window, she
> would prefer a new tab (so would I). Could this be made configurable?
Use gconf-editor to
> 2. She has to go into the File menu to add a new tab, could a '+' icon
> be added in the tab bar?
View > Toolbars > Edit toolbars
> 3. One of her fave websites, http://www.theage.com.au doesn't load
> properly. It redirects to a mobile website. I understand this is
> probably not an Epiphany/Webkit issue, just the brain-dead
> implementation of the website, it probably thinks that if the browser
> identifies itself as Webkit it must be running on an iPhone or
> something. But experience tells me that asking them to correct this
> problem will probably get nowhere fast, so could we have a workaround?
> Maybe a revised identification string, or option to change it or
You can change it in /apps/epiphany/general/user_agent with
> 4. (I noticed this) It would be good if the location bar had focus
> after adidng a new tab, I haven't checked but probably the same issue
> is present on startup, new window, etc.
Set your homepage to a blank page in preferences.
Code is in http://git.gnome.org/browse/epiphany/
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