Rebranding Tunderbird to Firefox Mail

Wayne Mery vseerror at lehigh.edu
Sat Apr 13 10:37:06 UTC 2019


Surely. https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Gecko/FAQ


On 4/12/2019 2:56 PM, Walter L Schwartz wrote:
>
> The HTML viewing engine being Gecko, which I think is the viewing 
> engine for Firefox and SeaMonkey.
>
> Therefore Thunderbird has some web browser capability using the Core 
> product and some of these components like CSS and HTML Parsers? Audio? 
> Graphics? No?
>
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/describecomponents.cgi?product=Core
>
> I'm still learning.
>
> On 4/12/19 2:29 PM, Axel Grude wrote:
>>
>> Garrafrauns, 12/Apr/2019 19:29
>>
>> Dear Walter L,
>>
>>> How am I viewing HTML mail then if it doesn't have web browser 
>>> capabilities?
>> with the HTML viewing engine? That's not necessarily the same as a 
>> web browser. For instance, HTML Emails do not support JavaScript; a 
>> big part of the web becomes borked if you switch off the JavaScript 
>> engine in your browsers. Also links in Thunderbird usually open an 
>> external web browser, for a reason. maybe you do not want to store 
>> all your Internet Passwords in your mail client, and maybe you do not 
>> want to have to enter a strong master password every time you open 
>> your mail client.
>>
>> I store most of my many unique website passwords in my (Waterfox) 
>> browser encrypted on my local machine, I do not care for Thunderbird 
>> "knowing" them.
>>
>> regards,
>>   Axel
>>
>>
>>> *Subject:*Re: Rebranding Tunderbird to Firefox Mail
>>> *From:*Walter L Schwartz <WaltS48 at comcast.net>
>>> *To:*<tb-planning at mozilla.org>
>>> *Sent: *Friday, 4/12/2019, 18:20 18:20 GMT DT +0100 [Week 15]
>>>
>>> How am I viewing HTML mail then if it doesn't have web browser 
>>> capabilities?
>>>
>>> On 4/12/19 6:51 AM, Eyal Rozenberg wrote:
>>>> Must I really say it again? I'm sounding like a broken record here.
>>>>
>>>> * A mail client is not a web browser.
>>>
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