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Thunderbird notes 2016-10-04. NOON PT (Pacific). For meeting time, previous notes and call-in details see


Jorg K, marcoagpinto, ba, wsmwk, rkent, mkmelin, aceman, Paenglab,MakeMyDay


Action items from last meetings

Current status / Announcements

Current Release Critical Issues


  • none

important (but not top critical) Cleared this section: Last published

Version 52


  • Past
    • 45.2.0
    • 48.0beta (skipped)
    • 49.0beta
    • 45.3.0
    • 45.4.0


Past releases:

  • 4.0.8 (bundled)
  • (bundled)
  • 4.7.2 (bundled)
  • 4.7.4 (bundled)

Upcoming releases:

Round Table

Jorg K

  • Landed:
    • bug 1287268 Recognise own draft or template
    • bug 1266916 New message invoked from mailto: URL always starts as "Body Text"
    • bug 629738 Caching logic problem for parts
    • bug 456053 Flowing of quotes lost in reply
    • bug 1306630 Bustage fix (XUL popup changes – now async)
  • In Progress
    • bug 1151366 Composition security bug (filed Apr. 2015, being worked on since Feb. 2016)
  • Awaiting review:
    • bug 1263357 M-C: caret confusion in paragraph mode (shift enter)
    • bug 1307516 Bustage fix (plugin related Mozmill tests fail due to M-C changes)
    • bug 1279726 Test failure (clear downloads)
  • Other:
    • Ported Bugmail add-on to cache2



  • I tried to investigate OAUTH2 for Yahoo, but they no longer are allowing creation of new email OAUTH2 apps as far as I can tell.
  • what to do about mailnews module ownership
  • larger discussion about what to look for in developers skills and costs

Question Time

Jorg K to file a bug for TB in a Windows 64bit version. Already built as a Daily, but nor Aurora, Beta or Release. Done - bug 1307582


p≡p is happy to help the TB Council with renumeration scales (guidelines) when TB is ready to go ahead. 

Friends of the tree

Action Items

Help Wanted

  • Accessibility lead
  • Person comfortable (not necessarily technical experts) with Core type issues. Example, graphics to guide bug 1195947 Thunderbird hardware acceleration (HWA) issues to be resolved
  • Lead to run the donation campaign after TB 45 is released.