Modal Dialog/Alert replacement suggestion - for 3.1?

Mark Banner mbanner at
Mon Mar 29 15:30:06 UTC 2010

  On 29/03/2010 16:23, David Bienvenu wrote:
> On 3/29/2010 2:21 AM, Mark Banner wrote:
>> On 22/03/2010 22:41, Mark Banner wrote:
>>> A couple of days ago over irc, timeless suggested a solution to fix 
>>> Bug 123440 <> - 
>>> Stop that annoying modal dialog when mail can't connect to the mail 
>>> server from connection time out error.
>>> The basic idea is that all Mailnews modal dialogs go to the alerts 
>>> service. I think this would mean they would appear in the same 
>>> location as the new mail alert - certainly on Linux & Mac (not quite 
>>> so sure about Windows, but probably!).
>> Did anyone actually give these builds a try? If I've not heard 
>> anything in about 24 hours, I'll push the patch forward and we can 
>> expose it in beta 2 for some wider feedback.
> There are patched builds that do this? I don't remember seeing that 
> bit of information...
It was further down my post. Reproduced here for clarity:

These ones are latest-trunk (well, were, 22nd March):

Although this won't get into the 3.0.x series, I did some builds based 
on 3.0.4 in case people want to use those instead for testing:


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