Home Page Lo-Fi Wireframes: It's content time!

Axel Grude axel.grude at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 20:35:28 UTC 2019

Not having a back button: could this be solved from the html with a media
query that filters out thunderbird's user agent? Just provide the missing
navigation from thunderbird.net ?


On Wed 13 Mar 2019, 17:59 Eric Moore, <emoore at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> I think Matt's main point is that for the vast majority of users
> (which does not include power users), the web version of AMO causes
> real problems, and it is far preferable that they use the in-product
> interface to AMO.? That of course requires that there is great
> functionality in the interface.
> Matt point is that he would remove browser access to AMO which is in my
> opinion very bad move.
> I agree it's not intuitive to install TB addon via browser, it sucks,
> and nobody should do it that way. But I can't remember single addon I
> discovered via Thunderbird UI, not one.
> It was always Google and/or AMO search, then refining that into 1 - 3
> addons that I think come close to what I want, then install each via
> Thunderbird interface, test and delete those that didn't satisfy my needs.
> And on the bad since, all SEO gathered from addons will be lost.
> Mihovil
> I second Mihovil's comments.
> For many years (it seems to be working now) there were some extensions
> that the search field in tools -> add-ons ignored. You had to either browse
> for them on the web site (using a browser) or know to click on a link such
> as "see all" in tools -> add-ons -> get add-ons so that you could browse
> for them in a tab. Browsing for them in a tab in Thunderbird worked, but is
> annoying as there is no back arrow or history. That can make some searches
> painful.
> It also seems wrong to have just one mechanism to find/install add-ons,
> when there is such a variety of ways users prefer to work. There is a
> reason why you can configure Thunderbird to read messages in a tab, window
> or message pane for example.
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