How is the #Firefox team so incredibly ignorant of the use case of blocking domains using the local /etc/hosts file?

Projects like Pi-Hole must now implement their suggested solution to be useful on Firefox. The /etc/hosts file is totally ignored.

/rant starts

And there's this:
> Resolve the “safe-search” variants of and to determine if the network redirects to them

Yeah, because and are not valid enough domain names!

rant on Firefox DoH contd. 

Also, "safe search" is a filter within the web applications. It means nothing at a DNS level.

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rant on Firefox DoH contd. 

they're also delusional:

> we believe that DNS over HTTPS (DoH) is a feature that everyone should use to enhance their privacy

> suggesting I trust CloudFlare more than I trust my ISP

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