Mark Banner's thoughts on Thunderbird, Mozilla, Bellringing and more.

Archive for June, 2008

Thunderbird Bugs: Clearing up the picture

Friday, June 13th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 1 Comment »

Over the last 3 or 4 months, the Thunderbird QA team have been working hard on going through Thunderbird's unconfirmed bugs and closing or confirming as appropriate. Since March, 10 Bug days have been held, and somewhere over 500 bugs have ...

Google Summer of Code – Google Contacts API extension

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

As some of you know, earlier this year I agreed to mentor a Google Summer of Code project for writing an extension to integrate/sync Thunderbird's Address Book with a user's contacts stored in Google via the Google Contacts API. I ...


Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 Posted in Bell ringing, Church, Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 7 Comments »

Every now and again I get asked where my nick "Standard8" comes from. As I got asked again last weekend, and the answer isn't as simple as some, I thought I'd blog about it and give some links at the ...

More possibilities for testing MailNews

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 1 Comment »

A few weeks ago, Joshua added a "fake" news server to the mailnews code base for use during xpcshell tests. This gives us the capability to test newsgroup communication at the protocol level which will help with checking for regressions, ...