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Current Release Schedules
Thunderbird 3.3 Beta 1 Thunderbird 3.1.11
Releases/Thunderbird 3.3b1 TBD

Thunderbird Meeting Details :

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  • Who's taking minutes? --> Ludovic
  • Minute taking Schedule. Talk to davida for schedule changes/additions.
  • Note: this meeting is for interactive discussion. Feel free to ask questions!

Action Items

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Conversion Funnel (Priority 0 side project)

Thunderbird Development

For more details, see also the driver meeting notes.

Feature Work

Account Provisioner: On pause while I concentrate on OpenSearch.


Thunderbird Conversations
  • Busy working on trunk, fixing bugs that enhance the behavior of Thunderbird Conversations.
  • Hit bugs in the JS engine, had to reproduce, file backtrace, etc.
  • I strongly advise against running conversations + trunk. Use miramar instead!
  • Two blockers left before 1.0b1 release.
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Thunderbird Sync
Account Summary
Ubuntu Unity Integration

Schedule and Progress

  • See this post for the plans for releasing Miramar
  • Thank you to all those who have helped progress the blockers this week. We're now down to about 6 blockers remaining overall for 3.3.
  • String Freeze and branching of comm-miramar: today
    • Just 2 or 3 more string related patches to land.
  • Next date: 17th May
    • mozilla-aurora merges to mozilla-beta
    • We'll be separating mozilla-miramar from its mirroring of mozilla-aurora
    • We'll be creating separate l10n/mozilla-miramar repositories for l10n based on their work so far.
  • First beta should happen when we can fit it in after 17th May.
  • See this post for how we get onto the release train
  • Next date: 24th May
    • Merge from central to aurora
    • String freeze, no feature additions after this date
  • Repositories and build infrastructure to be set up soon.
    • Trunk Nightly build tomorrow morning

Thunderbird 3.1.x

  • Next release ETA TBD
  • Bug Lists: 3.1

QA Updates

  • We need a few more participants for our testing event in the beginning of next week - please sign up.

Marketing Updates

Infrastructure Update

  • Got newly imaged minis ready for staging
  • MoMo Calendar builders now with clobberer!

Build / Release Update

  • set up auto-push for Miramar hg repos
  • try server upgrade now working smoothly
  • resolved some calendar build issues
  • Fedora builder random test failure fixed by moving VMs to local storage

Web Update

  • thanks to gozer for getting kitsune staging up, going to upgrade to 2.8 and try to stay no more than a week behind SUMO
  • planning to move main parts of to by end of quarter


  • new FLOSS Manual on internet security includes chapter on Thunderbird (I reviewed and edited)
  • finished Kitsune "meta" articles
  • re-start conversation regarding single-sourcing inline source documentation


(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. 579 new support topics - Media:2-8May2011-Community_stats_for_Mozilla_Messaging.png
  2. SuMoMo migration to Kitsune KB migration done! Check it out at All locales with significant localization have been "Thunderbird"-ized. Future improvements are being tracked in bug 645198: Q2 Kitsune improvments bug
  3. 3.1 Support Issues
  4. See this week's Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details

Lightning Updates

Status Updates

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

Roundtable Highlights


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