Closed Bug 437050 Opened 12 years ago Closed 12 years ago
"Could not connect to server" dialog cannot be suppressed
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-GB; rv:1.9) Gecko/2008051206 Firefox/3.0 Build Identifier: version 126.96.36.199 (20080421) When a network connection is not available (e.g. when moving from one place to another with a laptop or with an intermittent internet connection) an alert dialog appears that must be acknowledged before Thunderbird becomes responsive. If there are 5 email accounts, 5 separate dialogs need to be dismissed in rapid succession to bring Thunderbird to a useable state. This error should appear as a non-intrusive, non-workflow-interrupting status bar notification, or there should be an option to select this behaviour. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open Thunderbird 2. Disconnect from Internet 3. Attempt to check email (or wait for a scheduled auto-check) Actual Results: Dialog appears and must be dismissed before app can be used Expected Results: Status bar notification allowing information to be conveyed (possibly with error icon) without interrupting workflow.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 123440
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