Change of release and governance model for Thunderbird

Joshua Cranmer pidgeot18 at
Mon Jul 9 20:06:59 UTC 2012

On 7/9/2012 1:27 PM, Jeff Grossman wrote:
> I think the plan is to base the Gecko version on the ESR version of 
> Thunderbird.  That means they will not be changing the Gecko version 
> unless they release a new ESR, which if I am not mistaken only happens 
> about once a year.  While the Firefox developers might change Gecko 
> and harm Thunderbird, that should be caught in comm-central which has 
> roughly a year to fix until the next ESR release.  I am sure that if 
> comm-central breaks, somebody will probably fix it rather quickly.
We only have ~50-60% coverage of our own code by unit tests. Most 
problems won't be found except by people using the product (sadly).

Joshua Cranmer
News submodule owner
DXR coauthor

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