Mixed Content discoverability proposal

Jared Wein jwein at mozilla.com
Tue Aug 13 02:14:47 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Larissa Co" <lco at mozilla.com>
> To: "Tanvi Vyas" <tanvi at mozilla.com>
> Cc: "Firefox Dev" <firefox-dev at mozilla.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 9:21:47 PM
> Subject: Re: Mixed Content discoverability proposal
> On 8/7/13 2:00 PM, Tanvi Vyas wrote:
> > We may be able to create a heuristic based on number of page visits or
> > reloads, but this may be difficult to implement.  Again, I would avoid
> > doing this unless it becomes clear we need to.  I would start off with
> > number 1) above and maybe that will be enough.  If not, we can special
> > case CSS and XHR with an animating doorhanger that disappears after a
> > few seconds.  And if that is still not enough, start looking at other
> > heuristics.
> Not sure if just a little "flash" animation is good enough to catch
> someone's attention, honestly. But I'm willing to try the simplest
> solution first. I've asked Darrin to prototype a couple of animations
> that we might be able to hook up and try :) I know Jaws might have
> played around with "shine" effects during a work week?
> Let's try playing with some prototypes before I file a real bug. I'll
> keep people posted on what we come up with.

This was the "shine" effect that I played around with, http://people.mozilla.com/~jwein/shine.html


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