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Moving my blog v2

Monday, July 31st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

I'm moving all my blogs to - Please find the new ones there!

Thunderbird L10n Contact wanted

Friday, September 10th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

As you may have seen from the recent announcement, Simon, our current L10n contact for Thunderbird, has decided to step back as his life got too busy. We would like to thank Simon for all the hard work he's done ...

Thunderbird 3 test day for Beta 3

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Today is a test day ahead of the upcoming Thunderbird 3 Beta 3. We've already seen plenty of activity in, our new chat facility. Come and join us, find out what is in Thunderbird 3 and help us test and ...

Thunderbird 3.1a1pre update

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

A while ago I posted that we were "branching" our builds and setting up 3.1x builds alongside the existing 3.0x builds to cover the mozilla-central and mozilla-1.9.1 core branches. We have already caught and handled several regressions as a result of ...

Heather Ruth Banner

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments »

Rebecca and I are proud to announce the birth of Heather Ruth Banner. Born 11th February 2009, 5:26am. Weight 8lbs 1oz. I'll be taking some time off over the next couple of weeks as we settle down with our new addition, ...

Wallet dies – Thunderbird and SeaMonkey switch to Toolkit’s Password Manager

Thursday, January 15th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

For too long now (since somewhere around April/May 2008 at least) I have had the task of switching MailNews from the old password manager code (known as wallet) to use the newer code in toolkit that Firefox has been using ...

comm-central defaults changed to follow mozilla-1.9.1 branch

Monday, December 1st, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Now that mozilla-central has created a mozilla-1.9.1 release branch, we're updating the comm-central build system to build mozilla-1.9.1 by default. Here's a little Q and A that I hope should answer most questions. Q. Why are we doing this? A. The next versions ...