Gaia email app?

John Allen john at
Tue Sep 10 16:37:13 UTC 2013

On 10/09/2013 5:03 AM, Andrew Sutherland wrote:
> Not trivial, not impossible.  The Gaia e-mail app requires access to 
> privileged APIs and full operation requires the availability of *other 
> apps to service web activit**y* requests for contacts lookups and file 
> attaching.
does this mean that FirefoxOS/Gaia require the a connection/acount with 
a third party, eg Google?
> On 09/10/2013 10:49 AM, Jonathan Protzenko wrote:
>> Out of curiosity, how hard would it be to re-package the Gaia email app
>> as a standalone app that can run on top of *Firefox for Android*? (Just
>> like, say, the Twitter client.)
>> ~ jonathan
>> On Tue 10 Sep 2013 10:48:03 AM CEST, Andrew Sutherland wrote:
>>> On 09/09/2013 04:04 PM, Tanstaafl wrote:
>>>> I was wondering if this is in any kind of usable form. I'm tired of
>>>> some of the K9 mail bugs, and would love to test this out on my shiny
>>>> new Nexus4...
>>> Firefox OS on the Nexus 4 has a lot of rough edges because of the use
>>> of a soft home button (on-display, non-hardware button) and some
>>> crashers.  I wouldn't advise using it on a Nexus 4 as your primary
>>> device.
>>> The e-mail app is usable, but it would probably be a rough transition
>>> from K9.  I would suggest waiting until we get closer to the v1.3
>>> release cycle at least.
>>> Andrew
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