Modal Dialog/Alert replacement suggestion - for 3.1?
dmose at mozilla.org
Mon Mar 29 17:11:22 UTC 2010
On 3/29/10 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 <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=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.
I've tried them on and off, but I don't think I've hit the problem,
because it's no longer trivial to reproduce by just turning off network
For people who want to test, intentionally misconfiguring a server or
edit /etc/hosts may be the easiest way...
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