Update supported browsers on noscript.net/getit

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barbaz
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Update supported browsers on noscript.net/getit

Post by barbaz » Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:17 pm

https://noscript.net/getit wrote:Supported browsers: Firefox (Desktop and Mobile on Android), SeaMonkey, Tor Browser (where it is built-in).
Other browsers based on Gecko versions >= 45 might work, but are not tested.
Current NoScript 10 only supports Firefox >= 59, and current NoScript Classic only supports 45-56. Can this be clarified in the supported browser list?
https://noscript.net/getit wrote:Users of Firefox 44 and below are urged to upgrade their very unsafe browser. For those few who can't,
The last NS version compatible with Fx 57/58 should be added to this list.
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Update supported browsers on noscript.net/getit

Post by barbaz » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:47 pm

bump
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Update supported browsers on noscript.net/getit

Post by barbaz » Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:08 am

Bump.

In addition to the above, there is now also an unclosed <pre> tag messing up the formatting of the /getit page.

Also, regarding this text -
https://noscript.net/getit wrote:You can still download NoScript "Classic" (5.1.9)
for Palemoon, Seamonkey, Waterfox and possibly other "vintage" (pre-Gecko 57) Firefox forks here:
we'll do our best to provide security fixes as long as supporting browser still guarantee their own security updates.
(emphasis mine)
The "Waterfox" referenced in that quote is Waterfox 56.x, which is now called "Waterfox Classic" -
https://www.waterfox.net/blog/waterfox-56.2.10-release-download/ wrote: What is the future development of Waterfox going to be like?

Waterfox will be maintained as two different branches, Waterfox “Classic” and Waterfox. Waterfox Classic will remain on the v56 branch and receive security and bug fixes as much as possible, for as long as possible. It will be for users who want to use legacy systems and older add-ons that may not be updated to v68.
NoScript Classic does not work on "Waterfox" 68, nor are there any plans for NoScript Classic to support any Gecko 68 based browser. So should that text be changed as well, to specifically say "Waterfox Classic"?
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Update supported browsers on noscript.net/getit

Post by barbaz » Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:11 pm

barbaz wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:08 am
there is now also an unclosed <pre> tag messing up the formatting of the /getit page.
Thanks Giorgio for fixing this. Image
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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