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Re: Firefox backspace button action should be "Previous Page" not "Page Up"



On 10/28/07, Caolan McNamara <caolanm redhat com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 00:47 +0200, Mark wrote:
> > 2007/10/28, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet gmail com>:
> > > On Sun, 2007-10-28 at 00:34 +0200, Mark wrote:
> > > > I don't know where firefox is getting the "logic" to make firefox
> > > > default backspace action "previous page" in windows and "page up" in
> > > > linux.. just doesn't make sense to me.
> > >
> > > It's "Back" in Internet Explorer... but nowhere else (other than
> > > FF/Win32).
> >
> > Back (for backspace) is intuitive.
>
> Back for backspace is the stupidest thing ever, backspace should be
> restricted to delete text. All that happens is that you just forget to
> click into the form, hit backspace thinking you're about to delete a
> letter and loose the entire page, horrific. Bind it to nothing at all I
> say.

+1

That is even worse when it happens using the touchpad, where the
bottom area act as the "back" button.


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