Nearly 18 months after installing Sxipper as a free add-on to my Firefox browser, which helped me memorize my username, password, last name, address, and other fields for any type of form I encountered across the web, I lament its end with the introduction of Firefox 4.
By providing users with a graphical interface that enabled them to click on the information they wanted to share to existing websites rather than having to type it in, the transition to an identity protocol such as OpenID could be seamless to the user.
…The ease of use in filling in forms and logging into sites that Sxipper pioneered has yet to be duplicated by any of the competitive products. A high bar was set, and I hope for the sake of internet users everywhere, that the lessons Sxipper learned are remembered and become part of everyone’s internet experience, and that a little bit of Sxipper continues to live on.
I’m not skilled in developing applications and I hope people smarter than me can collaborate to build upon Sxipper’s success and create a wonderful password and form management system for the evolution of Firefox.
Autofill seems to do what I need for now.