Too much glass…

Blake Winton bwinton at
Wed Jun 29 13:41:15 UTC 2011

On 11-06-29 6:51 , Tanstaafl wrote:
> On 2011-06-28 4:46 PM, Richard Marti wrote:
>> *Blake Winton* wrote:
>>> Okay, after seeing Bienvenu's post and the comments in #maildev, I take
>>> it back.  I would break from Firefox, and just add a right-click option
>>> to hide the menu, a la Firefox.
>>>  That way the
>>> user would be able to minimize the glass, but would still see the menu
>>> by default.
>> This is like it's done in Bug 581661
> But it doesn't look like this bug also provides for the single point of
> entry 'Thunderbird button, similar to the Firefox button')?

Nope.  This is just about hiding the menu and showing it with the Alt key.

> This would mean I could use the same two extensions as I use for Firefox
> ('Personal Titlebar' and 'Movable Firefox Button', and config my UI the
> same way - neat, clean, and simple.

That sounds pretty cool, would you post a screenshot of it somewhere, 
for me to look at?

Blake Winton   Thunderbird User Experience Lead
bwinton at

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