Naming URL bar variables and resources

Chris Peterson cpeterson at mozilla.com
Tue May 28 12:06:25 PDT 2013


Is the "Awesome Screen" still a thing?

chris


On 5/28/13 9:09 AM, Margaret Leibovic wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I just landed a change on fig to consolidate the naming of URL bar 
> things in our code [1].
>
> Currently on mozilla-central, we use the terms 
> AwesomeBar/AddressBar/UrlBar somewhat randomly, but we're taking 
> advantage of the about:home rewrite to clean things up. In informal 
> discussion we decided that "URL bar" is the best term for variables, 
> since "awesome bar" and "address bar" are more appropriate as 
> user-facing terms.
>
> So, in the future, use "URL bar" in your code.
>
> I also filed a separate bug [2] to kill off AwesomeBar/AwesomeBarTabs, 
> since they're not used in our new BrowserToolbar/HomePager 
> architecture. Once those classes and their related files go away, we 
> shouldn't have any reference to anything "Awesome" in our code.
>
> Best,
> Margaret
>
> [1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=871645
> [2] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=876712
>
>
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