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Thunderbird Meeting Minutes: 2012-06-26

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Thunderbird Meeting Details :

Remember to use headphones and mute yourself when not talking

Feel free to ask questions in the meeting either by speaking up or by asking them in #maildev on IRC.

Other ways to get in touch with us can be found on our communications page


  • Who’s taking minutes? –> sancus
  • Minute taking Schedule. Talk to Standard8 for schedule changes/additions.
  • Note: this meeting is for interactive discussion. Feel free to ask questions!

Action Items

Friends of the Tree

Thanks to our Friend of the Tree. When adding someone to this section, please get their T-Shirt size, phone number (needed for shipping!) and send it to that she can send them a shirt!

Thunderbird Development

Feature Work

Test Pilot
Filelink (Big Files)
Instant Messaging

Working on new message notifications:

  • The Chat tab won’t reopen itself automatically any more when a new IM arrives, instead the “Chat” toolbar button will be highlighted.
  • Coming soon: Sound notifications for new IMs and badging/bouncing the Mac Dock icon.

Google Summer of Code Projects

App Tabs for Thunderbird

Windows Persistence: Done — Session Persistence: Persist functions seems to be done, Restore functions have some problems — App Tabs UI: under development.

Improving GMail Integration
Get ISPDB into Production
‘No reply’ reminder for Thunderbird

Schedule and Progress

Beta Version

Extension of the week

  • lets you add notes to emails!

QA Updates

Marketing Updates

  • working on TB15 messaging and tools

Build / Release Update

  • no Thunderbird beta this week

Web Update

  • reviewed a ridiculously huge ispdb patch thanks bwinton
  • start page updated
  • working on a bunch of l10n issues on still.
  • reworked some account provisioner stuff on the server side, fixes a couple of minor bugs and improves performance



(If you support Thunderbird or write or translate documentation to help support Thunderbird, please subscribe to the tb-support-crew mailing list and briefly introduce yourself to the list)

  1. 1548 new support topics (1548 one week ago ) – Media:GS-TB-Stats-18-24June2012-1-of-2.png ; Media:GS-TB-Stats-18-24June2012-2-of-2.png
  2. Thunderbird 13 Support IssuesMajor Lightning 1.5.1 issue: Can’t Invite Attendees on Windows – Workaround install Lightning 1.5.0 until Lightning 1.5.2 comes out hopefully this week
  3. See this week’s Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details

Upcoming events!

  • TB Support Clinic – Location and time TBD. Possibly in Vancouver, possibly at the next Thunderbird Work Week
  • Possible joint event with the fabulous Ubuntu Vancouve Local Users Group who have 500 people in their mailing list

Lightning Updates

Status Updates

See the Mozilla Status Board for status updates specific to developers.

Roundtable Highlights


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