Status of the "Compose in a tab" experiment

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch at
Tue Apr 5 20:05:17 UTC 2011

On 05.04.2011 21:52, Jim wrote:
> had become pretty proficient in HTML/JS. Coming
> into Thunderbird, I had essentially no experience writing XUL and was
> only vaguely aware that it existed. However, I found using XUL to be
> much less painful for the various UX enhancements I've worked on,
> since many of the things that I'd have to rely on tricks in HTML just
> "work" in XUL. If nothing else,<spacer>  and the flex attribute have
> been godsends for me.

Matches my experience. Trying to do UIs in HTML has been "infuriating" 
for me.

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