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Growl notifications shouldn't display if redundant

RESOLVED WONTFIX

Status

Thunderbird
OS Integration
RESOLVED WONTFIX
8 years ago
5 years ago

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(Reporter: Susurrus, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: dupme)

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Description

8 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.1.1) Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.1.3pre) Gecko/20090802 Shredder/3.0b4pre

Currently if I click Get Mail while in my inbox with Thunderbird active as the foremost window looking at the inbox message list, I think a Growl notification telling me about the new message popping up right in front of me is redundant and annoying. I would think the message should be included in a Growl notification of all new emails, but if the notification is only for emails that will pop up in front of you (and are likely when the window is in front, has focus, and in the right folder).

Reproducible: Always
The second sentence is  not very clear can you clarify please ?
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Comment 2

8 years ago
So if I'm looking at new email coming in, there probably shouldn't be a Growl notification for it if that's the only email I receive as it's a redundant notification.

I talk about defining "looking at my email" as Thunderbird being open to the folder containing all new email being received and Thunderbird being the frontmost application with focus.

The Growl notification I really only see as useful if Thunderbird is in the background or the folder where new email is coming in is not active, as once I'm checking my email any new notifications are annoying and unnecessary.
Whiteboard: dupme

Comment 3

5 years ago
Sorry, Growl support has been removed from the current versions.

Mass bug change. Please reopen if you disagree.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 5 years ago
Depends on: 792793
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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