Thunderbird prefs redesign (aka mega-prefs)

Jim squibblyflabbetydoo at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 19:24:58 UTC 2010


On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 5:44 AM, KaiRo - Robert Kaiser <kairo at kairo.at> wrote:
> John Hopkins schrieb:
>>
>> If preferences were searchable, that should make finding them fairly
>> trivial.
>
> Firefox seems to have plans for that with their interesting-looking in-tab
> prefs UI concepts (that btw are to be done in XUL as they surely won't
> abandon the neatness of <preference> elements), but I think they don't have
> really done coding on that yet - should be in the plans for at least FF5
> though.

Do you have a link to any of their designs on that? It might be worth
pinging the Firefox UX people at least to see what they think about
some of these ideas. Ideally, Firefox and Thunderbird would be able to
use (some of) the same code for this.

- Jim



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