Mozilla no longer developing Thunderbird

Jb Piacentino jb at
Sun Jul 8 17:15:39 UTC 2012

On 08/07/2012 19:10, Karsten Düsterloh wrote:
> Mark Banner aber hob zu reden an und schrieb:
>>> 2. "At the same time, Thunderbird will be released with the same
>>> feature set as Thunderbird ESR and will be updated every six-weeks for
>>> security and stability."
>>> Does that include updating Thunderbird to use the latest version of
>>> Gecko?
>> It doesn't.
> What does this mean?
> TB won't get _any_ updates to new Gecko versions?
> Or TB won't get updated to _all_ Gecko versions?
This means that Thunderbird and Thunderbird ESR will use Gecko 17, which 
will be updated for security and stability avery 6 weeks, for the whole 
54 weeks ESR cycle duration. Beyond that, we'll switch to ESR 24, and so 

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