March 2009

Thunderbird 3 Beta 3 Schedule

From the MozillaWiki: Proposed Freezes ( All dates use time of 23:59 Pacific ) Slushy String freeze date: 2009-04-24 (Friday) Slushy Code Freeze date: 2009-04-26 (Sunday) Firm String / Code freeze date: 2009-04-28 (Tuesday) l10n-mozilla-1.9.1 freeze date: 2009-04-30 (Thursday) Target Build Ship date: 2009-05-05 (Tuesday) Not sure what’s after this…

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Thunderbird Synopsis: March 23rd

Thunderbird related news from the March 23rd Mozilla Project Weekly Status meeting: Thunderbird 2.0.0.21 Shipped last week Pages on mozillamessaging.com TBird 3.0b3 (Shredder) – Status: In Progress Tb 3.0b3 schedule is up; minor modifications in the next day or two are expected. As an experimental attempt to reduce crash landings/feature…

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Update: Thunderbird About:Config

Awhile back I wrote about how to access Thunderbird’s about:config editor. A couple things have changed in regards to Thunderbird 3 developmental builds aka Shredder since that article was published. The warning message is no longer This gun is loaded!, but rather This might void your warranty!. Also the Options…

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Trouble Deleting Messages

A member in my Thunderbird Help forum has posted this puzzling issue while running a portable U3 version of Thunderbird 2.0.0.18: When I go to delete an email – maybe I’ve read that mail or maybe it’s spam, should make no difference; however, sometimes the mail won’t delete (but then…

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Thunderbird 2.0.0.21 Released

Mozilla Messaging has released Thunderbird 2.0.0.21 on March 18th. Users will be prompted for an automatic update within the next 72 hours.Those wishing to upgrade now can do so via the Help Menu, Check For Updates option or by downloading the latest release at getthunderbird.com. Thunderbird 2.0.0.19 contains many security…

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Thunderbird Synopsis: March 16h

Thunderbird related news from the March 16th Mozilla Project Weekly Status meeting: Thunderbird 2.0.0.21 Shipping on Wednesday Fixes in sync with Firefox 3.0.7 TBird 3.0b3 (Shredder) – Status: In Progress Auto-update of users of older 3.0 alphas and betas to 3.0beta2 should be live soon (bug 482962) 3.0b3 in progress;…

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For the past few months I’ve been following Thunderbird Bug 227305: Support drag-drop messages to desktop / file-system window (e.g. Explorer). Unlike MS Outlook, Thunderbird currently does not allow you to save an email message by dragging it to your desktop.  Not quite sure of the circumstances as to how…

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