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Comment Re:There is a basic reason, Edge has no community (Score 1) 147

Edge isn't open source

Its Javascript Engine is. It isn't clear from the article where exactly the vulnerabilities lay but potentially opening up the code to "many eyes" may have provided a way in, whereas crafting a Pwn without the source might have previously been trickier.

Comment Re:Pity, since I can't accept the EULA (Score 1) 147

Just curious, is the licensing for the open source bits, Chromium, any less scary?

I do use Firefox as my main browser but keep Chome and/or Edge handy for 'legacy' sites that expect flash. (Oh and not pr0n, things like my university's portal. Amusingly though, the student portal recently popped an error saying Flash 9 was required and wouldn't work in either of those browsers!)

Comment Re:Fuck Mozilla (Score 1) 322

What sound system does Windows Subsystem for Linux? Will I get audio from Firefox if I use the Linux binary on Windows 10?

Ideally the Mozilla people should reduce maintenance by stripping out as much Linux-specific code as possible. If that means depending on winelib instead of pulseaudio then so be it - the Win64 code will have been battle-tested by millions more users under Windows that any esoteric PulseAudio corner case that seems to perplex the ALSA-only crowd.

(The last thing I want is paulseaudio and systemd infecting my Windows 10 box!)

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