Thunderbird Meeting Details :
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- Who's taking minutes? --> sancus
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Friends of the Tree
Thanks to our Friend of the Tree. When adding someone to this section, please get their T-Shirt size, phone number (needed for shipping!) and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org so that he can send them a shirt!
- Chris Coulson
- Chris has done a ton of work with integrating both Thunderbird and Firefox nicely with Ubuntu. He's a machine.
For more details, see also the driver meeting notes.
- Some test fallout will hopefully be fixed soon (see bug 700657)
- The ability to pref off this feature will hopefully land today, which will be good for Enterprise deployments. (see bug 700535)
- There's still some polish needed here. mconley will be looking into it, and tracking that work for Earlybird.
- Please test both this and opensearch.
Compose in a tab
Tabs on top
- Wayne Mery has been helping mconley solicit feedback on Tabs on top from Get Satisfaction
- Temporarily on hold while Account Provisioner gets polished.
Ubuntu Unity Integration
- bwinton, mconley and andreasn were at UDS last week
- Lots of positive and constructive feedback on ways we can improve Thunderbird were put forward.
- Canonical has decided to pursue a stand-alone calendar solution for Ubuntu Precise - likely Maya
- Chris Coulson will be investigating the possibility of implementing the overlay scrollbars on platform - this would be an integration win for both Thunderbird and Firefox.
Schedule and Progress
- Next merge date: Today!
- For information about channels, point people here - http://www.mozilla.org/thunderbird/channel/
- Merges to beta channel today, beta release later this week.
- Merges to aurora channel today.
Extension of the week
- Bidi mail UI let's people using rtl languages use thunderbird completely.
- We need a few more tester for the event that starts Next Monday - see https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/thunderbird-testers/2011-October/000077.html to signup.
- TB 8 and Lightning 1.0 communication and press activities.
- Moz Camp prep, presos and swag.
- Tb Surveys in process for Japan, working through data for US, France, and Germany.
- 10 minute network outage yesterday. Fun stuff!
Build / Release Update
- Thunderbird 8, 3.1.16, and major updates released
- in-tree mozconfigs (bug 685166)
- TB8 whatsnew page mostly localized prior to launch bug 699057
- Account Provisioning broker updated to new format, AOL not live yet, waiting on their test server info.
(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)
- 1121 new support topics (1165 one week ago) - Media:31October-6NovemberGSMetrics-2011-11-07_1510.png
- Thunderbird 7 Support Issues
- Thunderbird 8 Support Issues - Please edit and add any issues found in TB8 starting with TB8 Beta 1
- Support Contributors, please add yourself to the Mozillians directory and tag yourself "Thunderbird", "Support" and your city e.g. "Vancouver". Roland, rtanglao AT mozilla.com can vouch for you !
- Love to hear your views on how we can grow the Thunderbird community of developers, support folks, QA folks, documentation folks, etc
- See this week's Support Appendix for full Get Satisfaction metrics and other support details
See the Mozilla Status Board for status updates specific to developers.