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Archive for May, 2008

Mac OS X Address Book connection enabled by default

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 3 Comments »

Bryan recently mentioned that we were enabling the connection to the Mac OS X Address Book by default, and providing UI for it; well the good news is that I just landed the patch. From tomorrow's nightlies, you'll be able ...

FIXED – trunk nightlies may crash when accessing IMAP folder

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Gary mentioned a day or so ago that the trunk nightlies of Thunderbird and SeaMonkey may crash when accessing an IMAP folder. I've now checked in the fix for this in time for today's nightlies (builds are running as I ...

Address Book Card Addition and Deletion Notifications now work properly (well almost)

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

In the address book there has been, for quite a while, various problems whilst managing addition and deletion of address book cards to and from Mailing Lists - things like cards not being removed from the display, duplicated cards displayed ...

Review Policy for Unit Tests in MailNews and Thunderbird

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Now that we have some unit test structures in place for MailNews, we want to make it easier for new tests to be added, and clearer as to the required procedure. Therefore, we have defined a Rules and Review Policy for ...

Score 1 for MailNews Automated Tests

Friday, May 9th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

After the mailnews/ and mail/ source trees reopened yesterday, I checked in a whole bunch of patches that had been queued up during the freeze. Some of them had been in my development tree, some of them hadn't. A little while ...

Thunderbird Test Day

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Today is the first Thunderbird test day using the potential Shredder Alpha 1 builds. Find out more about the test day here. Having been working on various bits of Thunderbird's Core MailNews code (and some of the specific code as well) ...

Soon to be a few less (minor) MailNews Memory Leaks

Friday, May 2nd, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

(I actually found the bugs a few days ago, but only just got round to blogging about it) A couple of days ago, I was reviewing a patch and came across a function call to an interface of the type: void foo(out ...