[Design] On removing Tools menu
poojanwagh at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 10:14:46 PST 2007
Without knowing the intricacies of how Chandler handles certificates,
delegating something as important as certificate management to a
plug-in seems like a bad idea to me. How do you know you've gotten the
right plug-in for certificate management, and not a fake?
On Dec 6, 2007 12:02 PM, Heikki Toivonen <heikki at osafoundation.org> wrote:
> In another emmail Mimi suggested removing the Tools menu. My first
> thought was that this would be too drastic and that there are items in
> Tools that should be in the final product. However, having looked
> through them, I could see all of the stuff covered by optional plugins
> (although I'll have to point out that some of the stuff in the Tools
> list is available by default in all clients I know of, like certificate
> management in Firefox, Thunderbird and Evolution).
> This does mean, however, that we should really lose the Tools menu and
> break all of the functionality there into separate plugins (like
> certificate manager etc.).
> Heikki Toivonen
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