Revision 140932 of Thunderbird ISP hooks

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  • Revision title: Thunderbird ISP hooks
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--PeterLairo 04:09, 6 March 2008 (PST)

Question: Shouldn't this page belong in http://wiki.mozilla.org? Definitions:

MozillaWiki {{mediawiki.external('...')}}, where the Mozilla Foundation and various other volunteers draft the plans of software development. (Source: http://wiki.mozilla.org/MozillaWiki:About)
Mozilla Developer Center (MDC) {{mediawiki.external('...')}} has been designed to be a comprehensive, usable, accurate, and valuable resource for web developers. (Source: http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/MDC:About)

BTW: There's also a related page for auto-configuring e-mail at http://wiki.mozilla.org/Tb:Autoconfiguration.



You have to write an entire extension in order to specify account settings as an ISP? And that's considered "easy"? Are you kidding?

No, you don't need a full fledged extension, only a RDF file containing the preferences. This file can be installed as an extension which is good imho because it leverages the same system as every other component which is added to Mozilla. You don't need to code a single line of Javascript, just look at the example configuration. --Felix.Schwarz 02:48, 23 August 2007 (PDT)

We are using an ISP hook, but we want to let the user type in the email address in the wizard explicitly since we use special aliases at our university and it's not username@domain.edu. Any advice on how to enhance the wizard or do an ldap lookup from an ISP hook? thanks, Bruce

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<p>--<a href="User:PeterLairo">PeterLairo</a> 04:09, 6 March 2008 (PST)
</p><p><b>Question:</b> Shouldn't this page belong in http://wiki.mozilla.org?
<b>Definitions:</b>	 
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<dl><dd> <b>MozillaWiki</b> {{mediawiki.external('...')}}, where the Mozilla Foundation and various other volunteers draft the plans of <b>software development</b>. (Source: http://wiki.mozilla.org/MozillaWiki:About)
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<dl><dd> <b>Mozilla Developer Center (MDC)</b> {{mediawiki.external('...')}} has been designed to be a comprehensive, usable, accurate, and valuable resource <b>for web developers</b>. (Source: http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/MDC:About)
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<p>BTW: There's also a related page for auto-configuring e-mail at http://wiki.mozilla.org/Tb:Autoconfiguration.	
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<p>You have to write an entire extension in order to specify account settings as an ISP?
And that's considered "easy"?
Are you kidding?
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<dl><dd> No, you don't need a full fledged extension, only a RDF file containing the preferences. This file can be installed as an extension which is good imho because it leverages the same system as every other component which is added to Mozilla. You don't need to code a single line of Javascript, just look at the <a href="en/Thunderbird_ISP_hooks#An_example_configuration_file"> example configuration</a>. --<a href="User:Felix.Schwarz">Felix.Schwarz</a> 02:48, 23 August 2007 (PDT)
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<p>We are using an ISP hook, but we want to let the user type in the email address in the wizard explicitly since we use special aliases at our university and it's not username@domain.edu.  Any advice on how to enhance the wizard or do an ldap lookup from an ISP hook?  thanks, Bruce
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