Thomas Sisson

À propos de moi

Information développeur
Nom Thomas Sisson
Pays Indianapolis, IN, USA
Profession Volunteer
Utilisateur depuis August 2, 2010
Nombre de modules développés 0 modules
Moyenne des notes des modules du développeur Pas encore évalué

Mes critiques

SettingSanity

Thanks, it works! Noté 5 sur 5 étoiles

Many setttings have been removed or dumbed down. This add-on helps to return these settings to the Preferences panel. There are still more settings that could be exposed, though I cannot specifically recall them.

SeaMonkey has traditionally had more settings available outside of about:config. Unfortunately, there is not a regular 64-bit build of SeaMonkey available for Linux. I wish they never separated the code. It would be great to have the installation similar to the way Netscape was, where one could install the entire suite or just individual components. The code for the browser was the same whether one installed the suite or just the browser. This really is just my rant, I don't expect the author to resolve these additional issues. Additional preferences would be nice though.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (0.4.20130919). 

ProfileSwitcher

Great but ... Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

Thanks for creating an add-on for a feature that should have been built into all Mozilla products. There are variations of programs available for MS Windows that attempt to do this. Many of us don't use Windows, and the sources are questionable.

My suggestion would be to replace -no-remote with -new-instance. This would fix the issue of not opening links with the running instance of Firefox. If the user chooses to keep separate instances of Firefox running rather than closing the currently running one, links would still be opened by the first instance by default (the operating system shouldn't matter).

You can set this as the default action. In a later version, you can add an option to change the default behavior, or choose the behavior in the dialog box, or both.

I'll probably hack the code myself, but this issue keeps me from giving a higher rating.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.5.0.4). 

Lightning

SeaMonkey use feeling abandoned! Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

I really like this add-on, but it is no longer available for SeaMonkey. Has SeaMonkey been abandoned? They never needed to fork Firefox in the first place because you kept have left the code as is and just built the browser and called it Firefox. There never would have been these silly compatibility issues. Sure, I could just build lightning, but building has become more and more difficult. You basically are stuck with pulling from Mercurial, and that pulls everything. I personally can't build Mozilla products on my system anyway without errors. I'm giving this only one star because there is no version available for me, the support link does nothing here, and giving a low ranking often prompts the author to respond.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.9.1).  Cet utilisateur a 2 revues précédentes sur ce module.

Smartr Inbox for Gmail (Shutting down July 2nd)

Make it work for SeaMonkey Noté 5 sur 5 étoiles

This is a great add-on for any Gmail (or Google mail) user. Occasionally, you may have to Refresh Contacts, but otherwise I have found no bugs.If you use SeaMonkey, download the the add-on and tweak it to work. Add the following between the first and last <Description> tags in the install.rdf file.

<em:targetApplication>
<Description>
<em:id>{92650c4d-4b8e-4d2a-b7eb-24ecf4f6b63a}</em:id>
<em:minVersion>2.13</em:minVersion>
<em:maxVersion>2.70</em:maxVersion>
</Description>
</em:targetApplication>

In chrome.manifest, replace the entire contents (I don't know how to keep the Firefox code and add the SeaMonkey code) with the following two lines:

content xobniforgmail content/
overlay chrome://navigator/content/navigator.xul chrome://xobniforgmail/content/script-compiler-overlay.xul

Maybe some day, Xobni will upload a SeaMonkey version. My intention here is not to circumvent the user agreement. By installing the add-on with these changes, you agree to the terms of service. These changes are free to use under GPL, MPL, preexisting licenses and copyrights, and within the terms of use provided by the unedited add-on for Firefox.

BuddyFox

Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

I recently installed this add-on. When I clicked on the icon to activate it, it went to , and the page had the message, "The service is no longer accepting new registrations." Unfortunately, I can't rate this add-on for usability, but I must let people know it apparently won't work unless you are already registered. I'll give it three stars for a medium rating to not skew the ratings.

AOL Favorites

Noté 2 sur 5 étoiles

This add-on will also replace your new tab page with an AOL new tab. You can turn it off to get your default , but every time you start Firefox , it prompts you to turn it on. This happens even if you select "No Thanks." It would be better to have this page only the first time one installs the add-on, so one is not surprised that the new tab page has changed. This should be in settings on the about:addons page and stay the way one sets it until one changes it. The add-on is a good idea, but it fails to be a good add-on.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.1.39). 

Bookmark Deduplicator

No Options Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

There is no obvious way to start it. You must open add-ons, find the extension, click on preferences, then click on start. It then says, the following bookmarks will be deleted. Is it deleting the first one it finds? Is it deleting similar bookmarks? There is no option to choose which bookmark to delete. What if I want to delete a duplicate from an imported bookmark folder? It's nice that it requires no restart, but there are better duplicate bookmark add-ons.

Mnenhy

Works Great, But Noté 4 sur 5 étoiles

If you use Gmail Buttons, you must disable Custom Headers in Preferences for this add-on. Otherwise, you will not see Gmail labels, and you may receive constant JavaScript alerts when you view a message.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (0.8.5). 

Gmail Buttons

Possible Install Bug Noté 5 sur 5 étoiles

I recommend this add-on if you have a Gmail account or a Google Apps account and have more than the default folders. Follow the authors advice and use the correct version. Also, follow Google's recommended Thunderbird settings for Gmail accounts except for your account in Account Settings > Server Settings, under "When I delete a message:" "Move it to this folder:" select Trash. Possible bug follows:

I installed Gmail Buttons 0.5.1 on Thunderbird 17.0.2. I had to disable the add-on and re-enable it to get Gmail labels to show up in the message header. I don't know if this is a bug in the add-on, Thunderbird, interference from another add-on, or just a glitch.

Geolocater

It does not work. Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

The menu item does nothing, and there are no preferences.

Firefox 17.0 on (K)Ubuntu 12.10

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.6). 

Minimize Addon-Bar

Very buggy and needs work! Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

If you want to toggle the add-on bar, it is built in to Firefox. The add-on does more than that, but the arrow disappears for me when it is minimized. I even rearranged my icons to resemble the author's but it still doesn't show the arrow when minimized even after resetting the minimum width.

As a previous commenter said, the scrollbar is hidden at the bottom. This is annoying, and horrible if your window manager places both arrows at the bottom. I would suggest putting it on the left instead of the right by default with an option to place it on the right for window managers that place the scrollbars on the left.

Adding a combined minimize and restore button with a maximize button that is visible when restored to reset the add-on bar to the default location and width would make this idea work.

RealPrevNextButtons for new Thunderbird versions

Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

This extension is no longer necessary since Previous and Next are available and now work in newer versions of Thunderbird. The extension either looks for icons that don't exist, or does not provide Real Previous and Real Next icons. Since text uses twice as much space as small icons, this is not practical. I will round up to three stars.
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Cette extension n'est plus nécessaire depuis Précédent et Suivant sont disponibles et travaillent maintenant dans les nouvelles versions de Thunderbird. L'extension semble que ce soit pour les icônes qui n'existent pas, ou ne fournit pas de vrais Précédent et Suivant icônes réel. Puisque le texte utilise l'espace deux fois plus que les petites icônes, ce n'est pas pratique. Je vais arrondir à trois étoiles.
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Esta extensión ya no es necesaria, ya Anterior y Siguiente están disponibles y trabajan ahora en las nuevas versiones de Thunderbird. La extensión o bien busca los iconos que no existen, o no proporciona verdaderos iconos Siguiente Anterior y Real. Puesto que el texto emplea el espacio de dos veces más que los iconos pequeños, esto no es práctico. Voy a reunir a tres estrellas.

FoxTab

Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

When FoxTab opens, all of the controls that are supposed to be spread across the bottom are stacked in the bottom left corner. This makes it unusable except for the FoxTab branded Google search box at the top. I could just as well have a blank new top or have the browser open Google for a new tab.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.4.5). 

Simply Silver

Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

Is this a persona or a theme? When I tried to add it, it overrides my theme. I only wanted to add the silver background to the Simple Green theme to get the look of the Netscape green theme with the silver background.

Fournisseur pour Google Agenda

Update won't install Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

I have found this add-on useful and have not had any problems with it until now. The add-on requires Lightning and I have version 1.7, but I think it was written for Lightning 1.8. Lightning 1.8 is not compatible with Thunderbird 15.0.1 which is the latest version available from Canonical, who makes installer packages for Ubuntu that can be installed on other builds of Linux. My installation and operating system are also 64 bit versions.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (0.17). 

GBookmarks (Google Bookmarks for Firefox)

Needs Work Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

It works, but has some strange side affects. It creates a folder for every tag in your Google Bookmarks. It hides the star bookmark icon in the toolbar. Additionally, it has no toolbar button or presence in the Firefox compact menu. This means you have to show the menu toolbar.

Preferential (New GUID)

Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

Is this project dead? There are no updates since 2006. That's why it gets one star.

Thunderbird Conversations

Unexpected results Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

The setup wizard checks several options by default. If you have never used unity inbox, avoid it if you use many message filters. They will not work properly with unity inbox. Rerunning the wizard will not undo things as expected. If you have several addons and you like them, read all reviews before installing. The latest version is not available here. I will probably tinker with the addon, but will eventually uninstall it.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (2.4.3). 

Fire.fm

Noté 3 sur 5 étoiles

I used this when it was first available, then it quit working. This addon works on SeaMonkey 2.10 even though it is not supposed to, but the code overwrites gContextMenu. Instead, I have a transparent menu that gives me the option to "Send page" in a variety of ways. For this reason I give it three stars.

Cette critique est pour une version précédente du module (1.4.14). 

Aviary Screen Capture & Quick Launch (Talon)

Compatibility Noté 1 sur 5 étoiles

Please disable compatibility checks in addons so that we may test and use them in other Gecko based browsers.