Skepticism about a new Electron-based product
mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Fri May 12 18:36:11 UTC 2017
On 5/12/17 5:43 PM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> said "we hope to be independent from Gecko in the long term" and
> "Thunderbird will remain a Gecko-based application at least in the
> midterm" which I read in the context of the earlier Electron remarks
> on this list.
The above should be read in the light of higher level hopes for
implementing new components and modules. That the code at a core should
not tie into XPCOM and XUL - which means the code could (with effort) be
used on another platform too.
More information about the tb-planning