User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:55.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/55.0 Build ID: 20170422100218 Steps to reproduce: I’m using Nightly. I visited https://mozilla.org/firefox/new/ Actual results: The top right corner of the page displays an exclamation mark in an orange disc (warning symbol) accompanied by the words: “You’re using a pre-release version of Firefox.” It makes it sounds and looks like if it’s bad. Expected results: The symbol should denotes something positive. It could be the (I assume) green check mark of an up-to-date Firefox, or something else. At least not one that seems to has been designed (still assuming) for out-of-date Firefox. The copy should be positive too. Just ending with “Thanks for testing!” could be enough.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
I believe the wording was made this way intentionally because there are a lot of users on Beta for example, who do not actually realise they are on a pre-release version. It is there to try and make very clear that they can switch to the more stable release channel if they wish to do so. I think Nightly users are likely much more aware of the channel they are on, and also a more niche audience.
Hi Pascal, given Comment 1 I'm going to close this as WONTFIX. It is made to look like a warning for users who are mostly not as technical as the Nightly community. If users are aware they are on a pre-release channel (such as Nightly), I think they are also likely to understand why we might want to call that out explicitly on this page, which is meant for a very different and much broader audience.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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