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Developer Information
Name sammidoo
User since October 15, 2007
Number of add-ons developed 3 themes
Average rating of developer's add-ons Not yet rated

My Reviews

Personas Plus

Not What I Expected Rated 2 out of 5 stars

I thought this would be good customization rather than using themes. After trying out some of the gallery personas I found some worked to a degree, but often part was missing due to inadequate image sizes used. The footers rarely showed anything other than colour. Tried making my own and it took more time than it was worth to get size and location just right.
One Tip: For those of you that say it doesn't work at all, if you are using a theme make sure you go back to default. Many themes make persona appear as if it didn't do anything.


This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.1). 


Mixed Emotions Rated 2 out of 5 stars

I have given this extension a pretty good work out for several weeks on three email accounts, using Windows Vista. The more I use it the less favorable I feel about it.

Pros: *It does a reasonable job of removing most spam.
*It installs easily (but doesn't uninstall as easily).

Cons: *With three accounts, email retrieval gets slower and slower the more it is used.
*You can't deactivate it. Email stops working completely, unless you go in and reset all the ports, etc.
*The learning curve, for both the program and I, is extremely long and I am not an amateur.
*The spam goes to the trash, but the trash is often not emptied on exit as it is set to do.
*There always seems to be some emails that are obviously junk, but you still have to click on the icon to get rid of it.

Summary: The extension is on the right track and almost works. But you still have to keep a close eye on things. If you look at the parent site, the developers have put a lot of work into it and continue to do so. For now it appears Thunderbird's built in filters will suit my purpose.