Thunderbird prefs redesign (aka mega-prefs)

Jim squibblyflabbetydoo at gmail.com
Mon Dec 27 02:54:28 UTC 2010


On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 8:59 PM, Leni <mozilla.org at zindus.com> wrote:
> On 27/12/2010 8:10 AM, Jim wrote:
>>
>> * Extensibility
>> Add-ons (e.g. Lightning) will probably want to put stuff in the
>> mega-prefs window, so we should make it easy to hook into. Not too
>> much to say here, really.
>
> Just wanted to raise the use case that it's nice for addon developers to be
> able to describe to users how to get at and modify addon-specific prefs in
> plain language.

With an extensible preferences system, this is 100% up to the addon
developers. They can put things wherever they think makes sense for
their addons.

- Jim



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