Re: Custom headers RFE WAS: Re: [Evolution] RFE: ability to add headers to "standard" display.

On Mon, 2002-04-22 at 20:44, Rob Walker wrote:

it will severely increase the complexity of the display code, and it's
already nasty enough as it is without adding to it.

Oh, ok.  That's too bad.  I hoped that the display code had separate
areas for building the headers and then building the body, and then the
two were put together.

actually the code isn't as nasty as I thought it was... (just took a

There has to be a line drawn somewhere where it makes sense to say "no"
and I believe this feature to be over the line.

Rats.  What would it take to change your mind?  ;-)

someone sending in a patch that was beautifully implemented containing 0
bugs and a sinch to maintain :-)

ie, no work will ever have to be done by me ever in the future.

I think the better solution would be to do one of the following:

1. expand "Normal Display" by 1 or 2 (max) more (hard coded) headers
that would make sense to display.


2. We add another view "More Headers" that contained say 3 or 4
additional headers that were hard coded.


Jeffrey Stedfast
Evolution Hacker - Ximian, Inc.
fejj ximian com  -

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