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Let me be so bold as to say that the 3 year plan for Thunderbird
extensions is likely to be support for bootstrapped extensions (which
also work today) while eventually XUL-based extensions will have to be
<p>Fine as long as there will be an equivalent overlay mechanism.
(Using HTML5?) Like I stated elsewhere re-building UI completely
via DOM injection is very cumbersome and will be a deterrent for
anyone who wants to augment the UI in a meaningful way.<br>
<p>Also what about l10n? the current mechanism of replacement of
&language; entities is very straightforward, hope this is not
going to all have to be done in code now.<br>