Bug 487386 - tabs not maintaining scroll position.

Karsten Düsterloh mnyromyr at tprac.de
Tue Jul 31 09:33:16 UTC 2012


Mark Banner wrote:
> The SeaMonkey "ugly proof of concept" 
> <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=541876#c1> is an 
> interesting work around, although I'd be concerned that it could be 
> fragile in itself. It also wouldn't fix some of the other related issues
> of feed pages/messages being reloading, text selection and focus.
…
> The fundamental problem is that currently all message display tabs are 
> using the same "messagepane" element (as well as other elements) - 
> there's various assumptions all through the UI code that it exists, or 
> that there's just one of them.

Yeah, exactly, and that's why I won't follow the road of that poc any
further. It's curing some issues with a giant lot of ducttape instead of
fixing the actual problem: have one message UI structure *per* *tab*.


Karsten





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