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Archive for October, 2008

Thunderbird now has Leak and Bloat Tests

Friday, October 31st, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 1 Comment »

The Thunderbird tinderbox tree has just gained an additional set of boxes which are running Leak and Bloat tests. These tests have been running for a while on a Linux box on SeaMonkey, now we have full platform coverage on ...

MailNews Unit testing now includes IMAP protocol

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Earlier today, Joshua checked in a patch that implements a partial IMAP fake server (and a test using it). This is good news as it now means all our protocols (IMAP, POP3, SMTP, NNTP) now have some basic tests for them. ...

Shredder Alpha 3 is now available

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | Comments Off

We're happy to announce the third early release of the next version of Thunderbird. This release, called Shredder Alpha 3 to emphasize its early nature and the need for caution, is available for testers, extension developers, and other people who are ...

Thunderbird can Growl

Saturday, October 11th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 3 Comments »

Today, I have just pushed a patch that enables Growl support for Thunderbird and SeaMonkey (Growl runs on Mac OS X). Now when you get new mail, you can get Growl alerts like: A big thank you goes to David Humphrey ...

Birthday field now in Address Book

Saturday, October 4th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | 10 Comments »

It appears I forgot to blog about this when it landed a couple of weeks ago, probably mainly because we were getting ready for the Shredder Alpha 3 string and code freezes. With thanks to Josh (aka pi, who I mentored ...

Comm-central Re-opened for Checkins

Saturday, October 4th, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, SeaMonkey, Thunderbird | Comments Off

Yesterday, we tagged the code that will be used for Shredder Alpha 3, and as a result we were able to re-open comm-central for checkins. There has already been a flurry of checkins mainly on improving our Preferences UI, and improving ...

MozMill on Thunderbird

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008 Posted in Mozilla, Thunderbird | 2 Comments »

Having seen the recent post about MozMill Beta being released, and the wish to get bloat tests running on Thunderbird. I thought the two might be ideally suited - For Thunderbird, we need the bloat tests to be a series ...