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<div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 13-Mar-19 8:13 PM, Mihovil Stanić
13.03.2019 u 10:22, Wayne Mery je napisao/la:
<blockquote type="cite">Just came to my mind when I was writing
this reply, if TB ever decides to implement Firefox Sync, for
any reason, it can be upgraded with "Send add-on to
Thunderbird" option, just like you can send app from Google
Play website to your mobile phone for installation.
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.
My point is I would not place a link on the home page to addons.
They are best searched from within the application, and anything
that discourages users from downloading incorrect versions should be
employed. I would have a different view if we had a button in the
browser that said installing your version of thunderbird that
actually could do that. We don't. Until we do we do not want users
downloading random XPI files then double clicking them and asking in
a support forum somewhere how to I get an XPI file to install. or
just giving up on this weird old software with it's archeic ways.
We want them in the application, dealing with versions that will
install for them in a manner that they can click one button,
regardless of what you thinkl on the issue, clicking a big green
button is about all some of our users are capable of and asking them
to open a file manager window is tantamount to asking them to do
open heart surgery.<br>
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.
You might actually search in the application if the web site was not
prominently displayed on the home page, instead the home page
talked about add-ons and how to access them from your installed
Thunderbird.. I am not proposing that the web site does not load in
a browser. I am suggesting we don't advertise it as a web site as
such. I am still going to be posting links to the web site in
support. Simply for the expedient that there is no idiot proof way
of getting the user to the same place in Thunderbird from a
browser. If there was I would use it.<br>
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. <br>
I want to remove a menu item on the web site, not the ATN web
site. Not even talking about the ATM web site. I am talking about
the header on <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://thunderbird.net">https://thunderbird.net</a>.<br>