Closed Bug 1277294 Opened 6 years ago Closed 2 years ago
Avoid showing the migration dialog if there are multiple profiles to import from and surface import post-startup
(In reply to Verdi [:verdi] from bug 1271774 comment #1) > > - what profile to use. Both Chrome and 360SE seem to support multiple user > > profiles. I have no idea how to decide on which profile to use if there are > > multiple. I suppose if we detect this situation we could go back to showing > > the wizard, and we could auto-import if there's just the one? I doubt that > > importing from all the profiles is a reasonable solution here, and the > > "whole point" of this change is not to get in the user's face on startup, so > > asking also seems wrong. The only other thing I can think of is trying to > > work out which profile has the most data and basing it on that? Which seems > > like a pretty rubbishy strategy for user profiles moreso than for which > > browser to use (feels like multiple profiles has more user intent). I don't > > see anything in the code that indicates which of many profiles would be the > > default/current, either. :-\ > > > > I think if there are multiple profiles we shouldn't try to guess or ask the > user. We should skip importing and use a default data set (e.g. Alexa top > sites). We can surface the "Import data from another browser" command on the > new tab page to give people the option to manually figure out which profile > they want to import from. Because we don't have the new tab page state we need for this (still using about:home etc.) let's put this in a separate bug.
Moving to p3 because no activity for at least 1 year(s). See https://github.com/mozilla/bug-handling/blob/master/policy/triage-bugzilla.md#how-do-you-triage for more information
Priority: P2 → P3
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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