Prefs Removal Proposal

David Miller justdave at
Wed Aug 29 21:52:59 UTC 2007

Max Kanat-Alexander wrote on 8/29/07 3:17 PM:
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2007 17:09:12 +0100 Gervase Markham <gerv at>
> wrote:
>> Also, make some prefs only appear when necessary. E.g. the RADIUS 
>> category should only appear when RADIUS is being used. Same for LDAP. 
>> This would reduce complexity.
> 	The RADIUS and LDAP settings have to be set before they're
> turned on, so that wouldn't work, currently.

Yeah, Max is right, here, unfortunately...  Maybe we need three-state
selectors for the auth methods... instead of just on and off, have on,
staging, and off, or somethign.  Off doesn't show the prefs, staging
shows the prefs but doesn't actually use them, and on actually uses them?

Dave Miller                         
System Administrator, Mozilla Corporation
Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System

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