[Digikam-users] E-Mail Images and Thunderbird

Matthew T. Gibbs mtgibbs at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 25 03:53:23 GMT 2006

On Sunday 24 December 2006 15:42, Oliver Dörr wrote:
> Matthew T. Gibbs wrote:
> I could tell you the reason for that behaviour. Most E-Mail applications
> except the mail to command as an option for starting it. They are easy
> to implement. With mozilla based applications (like Thunderbird) this is
> different, you have to start an manager and telling him what to do. So
> it's two completely different thins between talking to a running
> instance, or starting a new instance and tell her what to do.
> That's the reason why the sendimages plugin implementation works
> different for thunderbird and mozilla-mail. And so the default will not
> work ;-) I don't know the implementation of default, but I'm pretty
> sure, that it is more or less calling the standard KDE API  to do the
> job. And i'm quite sure that mozilla base mail application does not full
> fill their specifications. I think that the needed logic has tio be
> implemented in the mozilla projects instead. Best would, if there is a
> standard in freedesktop.org, which they could implement (this could be
> implemented for Gnome, KDE and whatever), but this fas beyond my knowledge
> Oliver
> Merry x-mas
> Oliver

That makes sense; thank you for the explanation.  It sounds like the Mozilla
way is a little convoluted, but maybe the process in general is more
complicated than I think.  I'd agree that a standard call would be the way
to go.

Merry Christmas to you too!


More information about the Digikam-users mailing list