Thunderbird related news from the March 16th Mozilla Project Weekly Status meeting: Thunderbird 22.214.171.124 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; planning updates soon Enabling Spotlight search using about:config on OS X nightly builds should now work again (bug 290057)
March 17, 2009
ADDONS.MOZILLA.ORG (AMO) AMO 5.0.3 shipped last week, blog post going out today describing changes Editor notification for add-on changes Improved dashboard with week-over-week display “Share This” links and other features Planned 3.5 migration 3.1b4 will get converted to 3.5b4 on 3/17 3.2a1 will get converted to 3.6a1 on 3/1 Sam Sidler coordinating 5.0.4 release will update compatibility dashboard to consider 3.1 and 3.5 to be the same version. Compatibility 3.1* compatibility still around 80% 3.1b3 compatibility up to 55% which is a 30% increase from last week. FIREFOX Firefox 3.0.8 Code freeze is tomorrow night at 11:59pm Please work on…
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 I became aware of and started tracking this bug, likely a contact-us or a forum posting. This bug was filed back in December 2003 with Thunderbird 0.1 and for the most part over the past 5-years has laid dormant. There have been occasional comments/votes in BugZilla but not much else….