more on T'bird [SOLVED]

Frank McCormick beacon at
Fri Jul 1 15:19:56 UTC 2011

On 11-07-01 10:59 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
> On 07/01/2011 08:59 AM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>> On 11-06-30 11:13 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>> On 06/30/2011 07:07 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>>> On 11-06-30 06:29 PM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>>>>> On 06/30/2011 05:04 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:

//big snip//

>>     Yes, that's what I thought. I think these settings in about:config
>> don't do anything. I have since found out they worked in versions of
>> Thunderbird prior to the 3.0 series but do no longer work, at least
>> that's what people in the forums say. The key controlling mechanism in
>> current Thunderbirds is the preference/attachments config.
> I haven't read those forums in quite some time so you are more up to
> date than I am.  The only lingering doubt I would have is if they don't
> do anything why are they still there.  I didn't upgrade from 2.xx to
> 3.xx, I moved from SeaMonkey to Tbird so it was a fresh install.  I was
> going to test by removing them but it seems the config editor will not
> allow you to remove things, only change them.  I imagine I could find
> the file and do it manually but mine is working fine and now yours is
> also, I decided not to mess with success.

  Yup, my dad used to say.."if it ain't broke...don't fix it" :)


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