Proposal to start a new implementation of Thunderbird based on web technologies
mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Wed Apr 5 07:14:32 UTC 2017
On 5.4.2017 03:09, Ben Bucksch wrote:
> How did you develop JSMime? You first developed it as a standalone
> component, then integrated it in Thunderbird, didn't you? What I propose
> here would be doing the same thing. How is that a multiplier?
Implementing different features as components with modern design is all good.
What's not so good is that you seem to say actually integrating those
components into Thunderbird for real usage is a secondary priority. It needs
to be *the* priority, because that's the only way you could get enough real
And you keep telling developing "a new email client in JS" in a short time can
be done, and have been done before. Well, there's a reason people still prefer
Thunderbird. You can develop something, but what that something is... I mean,
my kid plays soccer, but from that there's a loooong way to the Champions League.
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