[linux-elitists] Yet another mozilla atrocity
Mon Sep 29 21:54:26 PDT 2003
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003, Matthew W. Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 04:16:44AM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> >Quoting J. Paul Reed (email@example.com):
> >> Do an "about:config" and you'll suddenly realize why they didn't put
> >> in little slider bars, checkboxes and input fields for each
> >> configurable Mozilla feature.
> >Hey, now, that's pretty darned cool. Thanks.
> 'Cool' it may be, but personally I regard the about:config page being
> the Mozilla interface's way of putting up its hands and saying "I give
> Matthew W. Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org>
No. It is right, except for one thing: the lines, and items in the lines
are not links. Each should be a link to extensive documentation. The
documentation should include on page one links to all places in the source
where the variable is set or read.
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