Worthwhile Thunderbird projects/addons?

Jonathan Protzenko jonathan.protzenko at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 11:19:46 UTC 2010


On Tue Dec 21 10:58:44 2010, Bryan Clark wrote:
> Right now we have a "Composition" preference in the main preferences 
> which is mostly about behaviour and then we have "Composition & 
> Addressing" in your account settings which is about similar behaviors 
> but specific to that account. It's awkward designing which pieces go 
> where and so it's very awkward for people to find where we put it. e.g. 
> 'Compose messages in HTML format' is in the Account Settings but 
> choosing your default HTML formatting is in the 'Composition -> General' 
> settings. :)
> 
> Instead I think with a single compose behavior category we would have 
> people choose the default behavior of HTML or Plain Text and then select 
> accounts which are exceptions to that rule. Something like:
> 
> [x] Compose messages in HTML format
> ( All Accounts | v )
> 
> [x] Compose messages in HTML format
> ( Only some accounts | v )
> [x] Account 1 [ ] Account 2 [x] Account 3
> 
> 
> But that's a pretty rough sketch right now.

This is also much wanted for the junk mail preferences which are 
scattered in the same way: part of them are in the global preferences 
and part of them are in the per-account settings.



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