Opera v1. Introduced URL in the address field
Opera v12beta. Smart URL shortening in the address field
Opera 15. Short URL is the only option for showing URL in the address field
Opera 21. Groundbreaking feature. Make Opera display a site's full URL at all times in the browser's ADVANCED settings.
Opera 25. Full URL display setting, moved to opera basic settings.
How can we not be proud of software having changelogs like this?
That's not going anywhere. Don't start posts just for ranting please.