W vs. Q

Who was the slackwit who decided the keystroke for Close Window (or Close Tab) should be right next to the keystroke for Quit application? In most OS X applications, Cmd-W closes the current window. In Firefox, it closes the current tab if multiple tabs are open; it closes the window if only one tab is open. In nearly all OS X applications (Including Firefox), Cmd-Q quits the application. In an app such as Firefox, where there’s no need to save anything, Cmd-Q quits without confirmation… Even though Firefox prompts me to confirm if I try to click the “Close Window” button with multiple tabs open, it just accepts the keystroke without batting an eye.

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