Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"  [Closed]

Suggestions and feature requests for the Pale Moon browser

Moderator: satrow

User avatar
__NM64__
Fanatic
Fanatic
Posts: 248
Joined: 2013-10-17, 05:29
Location: Northeast Ohio

Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by __NM64__ » 2019-11-01, 01:50

When right-clicking on an entry in my browser history, I've now twice accidentally selected "Forget about this site" when quickly meaning to instead select "Delete this page" since 'Forget' is located directly below it without even a separator.

(luckily, both times I've been able to quickly bring up up the task manager and force-end the palemoon.exe process before it actually finishes, thereby seemingly preventing the 'Forget' process from actually having any impact)

But the fact that it's happened twice now is what made me wonder why, much like when opening a bunch of tabs, it doesn't ask "Are you sure?".

This is especially true since, at least on my browser configuration with a ton of bookmarks and history, it seems to completely max out a single CPU core much in the same way that opening a bunch of tabs at once does (and this is on a dual-core desktop Haswell overclocked to 4.6GHz with idle utilization at a mere 0-1%). So from a performance standpoint alone it seems like asking "Are you sure?" would be worth it since it's my understanding that this performance reason alone is why we have an "Are you sure?" dialog pop up when opening a bunch of tabs at once.

User avatar
New Tobin Paradigm
Off-Topic Sheriff
Off-Topic Sheriff
Posts: 6178
Joined: 2012-10-09, 19:37
Location: Sector 001

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2019-11-01, 01:59

Request denied. Go back to your hole, NintendoManiac64.
Image
- Old and insecure for legitimate and reasonable purposes. -
http://binaryoutcast.com/ | http://thereisonlyxul.org/ | Freenode #binaryoutcast

User avatar
__NM64__
Fanatic
Fanatic
Posts: 248
Joined: 2013-10-17, 05:29
Location: Northeast Ohio

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by __NM64__ » 2019-11-01, 02:02

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2019-11-01, 01:59
Go back to your hole, NintendoManiac64.
uhh...what?

Did I do something that I'm not aware of and/or don't remember...? It's been like 5 months since I last visited the forum and AFAICT no ill will occurred towards me, and before that there was only a single sort of stand-alone post made within this year before one get to posts that are over a year old that I don't even remember making by now (and looking at the barely-existent discussion that resulted from them, they too don't look like they resulted in any ill will).

So uh... did I miss a memo somewhere?

User avatar
moonbat
Astronaut
Astronaut
Posts: 723
Joined: 2015-12-09, 15:45
Location: Australia

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by moonbat » 2019-11-01, 03:29

Could save a lot of time by just getting rid of this subforum altogether. As I observed once before, why have a feature request board at all if everything is to be refused or expected to be done via extension?
"One hosts to look them up, one DNS to find them and in the darkness BIND them."

Linux Mint 19.2 Xfce x64 on HP i5 laptop with 4 GB RAM, always latest versions of PM & Basilisk unless specified.

User avatar
karlkracher
Moon lover
Moon lover
Posts: 87
Joined: 2015-12-05, 17:40
Location: germany

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by karlkracher » 2019-11-01, 04:03

You can use Menu Wizard to hide unwanted menu entries.

User avatar
moonbat
Astronaut
Astronaut
Posts: 723
Joined: 2015-12-09, 15:45
Location: Australia

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by moonbat » 2019-11-01, 04:27

karlkracher wrote:
2019-11-01, 04:03
You can use Menu Wizard to hide unwanted menu entries.
I think he wants a prompt, not to get rid of the menu altogether.
"One hosts to look them up, one DNS to find them and in the darkness BIND them."

Linux Mint 19.2 Xfce x64 on HP i5 laptop with 4 GB RAM, always latest versions of PM & Basilisk unless specified.

User avatar
__NM64__
Fanatic
Fanatic
Posts: 248
Joined: 2013-10-17, 05:29
Location: Northeast Ohio

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"  [Closed]

Unread post by __NM64__ » 2019-11-01, 05:48

karlkracher wrote:
2019-11-01, 04:03
You can use Menu Wizard to hide unwanted menu entries.
moonbat wrote:
2019-11-01, 04:27
to get rid of the menu altogether.
Naw, removing it works for me since I literally never use it. Thanks for the tip karlkracher!

And if for some reason I need the function, then I can still temporarily disable the extension.


EDIT: Actually it looks like the extension itself has a built-in "show all" option so that I don't even have to disable the extension and/or reset my settings in order to access the "forget site" option, so yes this solution works great!

User avatar
Moonchild
Pale Moon guru
Pale Moon guru
Posts: 24822
Joined: 2011-08-28, 17:27
Location: 58°2'16"N 14°58'31"E
Contact:

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by Moonchild » 2019-11-01, 08:47

New Tobin Paradigm wrote:
2019-11-01, 01:59
Request denied. Go back to your hole, NintendoManiac64.
Don't make unilateral decisions without discussion for what is still not your project, Tobin. And don't be so rude.
If you're having a bad day, stay off the forum; it's better for everyone.
"If you want to build a better world for yourself, you have to be willing to build one for everybody." -- Coyote Osborne
Image

User avatar
Moonchild
Pale Moon guru
Pale Moon guru
Posts: 24822
Joined: 2011-08-28, 17:27
Location: 58°2'16"N 14°58'31"E
Contact:

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by Moonchild » 2019-11-01, 08:51

moonbat wrote:
2019-11-01, 03:29
Could save a lot of time by just getting rid of this subforum altogether. As I observed once before, why have a feature request board at all if everything is to be refused or expected to be done via extension?
I'd still like to hear people's suggestions -- although things may not be implemented or implemented differently or (initially!) be redirected to extension use, doesn't mean we don't want to hear user suggestions or feature requests. BUT as I've also stated clearly, for some added feature to the core it must have objective usefulness to many users, and not be for someone's individual workflow or (in)ability to perform a task.
"If you want to build a better world for yourself, you have to be willing to build one for everybody." -- Coyote Osborne
Image

User avatar
New Tobin Paradigm
Off-Topic Sheriff
Off-Topic Sheriff
Posts: 6178
Joined: 2012-10-09, 19:37
Location: Sector 001

Re: Show an "Are you sure?" dialog when selecting "Forget about this site"

Unread post by New Tobin Paradigm » 2019-11-01, 09:05

Sorry NM64, Moonchild.
Image
- Old and insecure for legitimate and reasonable purposes. -
http://binaryoutcast.com/ | http://thereisonlyxul.org/ | Freenode #binaryoutcast

Post Reply