A recent post at Splasho.com took on the following experimental challenge:

Yesterday I decided to undertake an experiment. My favourite browser, Firefox, allows its users to add extensions. Currently 1102 extensions are available at Mozilla update. I decided to install 100 of the most popular extensions at the same time, trying to avoid those that duplicated others functionality.

The result is an astounding example of feature creep (view full size image):


Sometimes people wonder if it’s a good thing that Firefox leaves it up to their users to customize their browser environment, wondering if it wouldn’t be better to build in the best extensions as features in each new release. This is a great counterargument.