statusbar usage in the main UI

Leni Mayo at
Tue May 17 22:51:19 UTC 2011

To retain visibility I suspect some addon authors will move their icons 
to the RHS of the tabs bar - adjacent to the Lightning icons.


On 18/05/11 6:15 AM, Andreas Nilsson wrote:
> Hi!
> Blake and me recently had a conversation on how we could save some
> vertical space in the main ui. One low hanging fruit we identified was
> the statusbar. In Firefox 4.0 it's hidden by default, and it might be a
> good idea to do that in Thunderbird too.
> The current usage of the statusbar we identified in the 3 pane view is:
> * Online/Offline status and trigger
> * Unread / Total / Selected counter
> * Status messages (downloading messages etc.) + progressbar
> * Various Addons icons
> Before I go any further with this, I want to make sure I haven't missed
> any additional use of this area.
> - Andreas
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