Just as other security prompts have options to never ask again, the password save prompt should have more than just "Never for this site." There should be a checkbox to always perform the action for all sites, that is, always save or don't save (I'm particularly interested in the last one without having to go into preferences to turn it off). Casual users that always select the same answer for all sites won't even know where to go to set this and it will just become an annoyance to them.
I'm thinking that this is a misfeature. A global setting like you suggest for that belongs in preferences. Also, this is a safety feature. If I sit down at someone's computer where they are running a mozilla client, I want to know that it won't go off storing passwords at random. As for disabling, I guess that could be done, but unchecking "remember passwords" doesn't seem like something too hard to do. Anyway I'd say that this should be either severity enhancement or wontfix
That is why I said it should be a checkbox. Turning saving OFF, as I said is my bigger concern, but we may as well offer all possibilities. Anyway, we store cookies without asking each time by default, which stores passwords or their derivatives a lot of the time. Remember, this is supposed to be convenient... IE is convenient, it doesn't ask you for each site, it only has a global setting. Mozilla offering both choices just makes it more compelling.
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Last Resolved: 8 years ago
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