[Project_owners] XUL preferences elements

Michael Johnston special.michael at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 15:14:18 EST 2006

I use my own <prefwindow>
to display my own preference tabs, with preference bound elements.

My opinion is that my extension is not part of thunderbird/firefox
therefore it's options should not be mixed in with thunderbird/firefox.



On 2/3/06, Paul Tomlin <paul at paultomlin.com> wrote:
> Didier Ernotte wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > It seems that some people wants to use the pref window to add their own
> > extension preference. But I have also heard here (I think...) that the
> > FF pref window should be use only for FF use, not for extension.
> > Is there a "best practice" document for the pref window somewhere ?
> I was beginning to realise that the prefs elements are for the main
> options dialog, not the extension options dialogs. If this is so, then I
> think there's going to be a lot of confused people, as extension
> developers start using them and users get installations with some
> options via Extensions Manager and some via Tools->Options
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