Open Bug 730512 Opened 12 years ago Updated 1 year ago
Disable pinning an app tab during private browsing
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:10.0.2) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0.2 Build ID: 20120215223356 Steps to reproduce: Launch FF 10.0.2 in Private Browsing Mode Go to your favorite site and pin the tab as an App Tab Relaunch FF 10.0.2 Actual results: The App tab wasn't there the next time I launched FF in Private Browsing Expected results: The option to pin a tab as an App Tab can be disabled in Private browsing if it is not allowed.
Severity: normal → enhancement
Component: Untriaged → Tabbed Browser
QA Contact: untriaged → tabbed.browser
Summary: Pinning a tab as an app tab can be disabled in Private Browsing mode → Disable pinning an app tab during private browsing (as it will not be restored when exiting Private Browsing)
There are a lot of things not restored when exiting Private Browsing (well - that's the point of it), but is that an argument for disabling it? Why shouldn't a user who is accustomed to working with app-tabs, tab groups etc be able to feel like home while working in private mode?
Hi Thomas, I've always used (and use) my browser in Private Browsing mode. Even if I pin a tab as an app tab, the next time I launch my browser (in private browsing mode), it is not going to be there. Hence the request to disable the option in private browsing mode. Apologies if my description has confused you. I've edited it to "Disable pinning an app tab during private browsing"
Summary: Disable pinning an app tab during private browsing (as it will not be restored when exiting Private Browsing) → Disable pinning an app tab during private browsing
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