thunderbird and quote colors

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Tue Mar 3 17:32:34 UTC 2020

On 03/03/2020 17:21, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> If any of you are using Thunderbird on Mac, you see that different
> quoting levels have different colors (out of the box!) and that makes it
> much easier to read.  Now on FreeBSD (and Windows, and Linux, I guess)
> there's no such feature.  There was a QuoteColors addon, but it's last
> updated about 10 years ago, and no longer works, even with hacks to
> install it with newer TB versions.
> So the question is if anyone has any idea on how to enable in FreeBSD's
> thunderbird what comes with Mac version?

I get different colours for different quote levels. The deepest I can
find is three levels and they're blue, magenta and green by increasing

Violets are red
And roses are blue
When metamaterials
Alter their hue.

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