Bug 80713, Gecko politics

Jonathan Protzenko jonathan.protzenko at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 07:32:28 UTC 2011


So you would like to make the outer part of the multimessage a XUL 
document and the inner part a seamless iframe?

That sounds like you want seamless xul:iframes besides seamless 
html:iframes: the two are different in subtle ways IIRC.

jonathan

On Mon 04 Jul 2011 09:16:44 AM CEST, Jim wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 1:09 AM, Jonathan Protzenko
> <jonathan.protzenko at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Thus, my question is : is there anything we can do about it? Can we possibly
>> request that the bug be fixed, in some kind of an official manner? Can we
>> take some money off our budget to bribe roc into fixing it? ;-) I don't
>> think we make that kind of requests often, and that's partly because we know
>> we have close to zero weight in the Gecko politics, but if there's anything
>> we can do about it, I do think it might be worth a try.
> 
> The fact that it's an HTML5 feature will probably help us, but perhaps
> if we compiled a reasonably-comprehensive list of things that would be
> improved in Thunderbird by fixing this bug, that would give us a
> little more weight behind our push for it? Another thing that this
> would help us with is to allow customizing the toolbar in the
> multimessage summary, which isn't currently possible because
> document.persist() only works when you have a XUL document.
> 
> I suppose we could just go hunting for bugs like that and file them as
> dependencies on 80713.
> 
> - Jim



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