Up for Grabs Projects

Advrk Aplmrkt avkaplmkt at gmail.com
Sat May 12 21:51:47 UTC 2012


That's wonderful news! Here's hoping CalDAV and CardDAV support will
be implemented soon. Should we watch this list, your blog, or the
Thunderbird New Addressbook project page for updates?

Thank you for all of your work!

On 11 May 2012 10:28, Mike Conley <mconley at mozilla.com> wrote:
> Hey Advrk,
>
> So work on the new address book is finally starting to roll!
>
> See here:
>
> http://mikeconley.ca/blog/2012/05/01/hey-what-about-thunderbirds-new-address-book/
>
> and
>
> http://mikeconley.ca/blog/2012/05/07/a-slight-redirection/
>
> -Mike
>
>
> On 12-05-10 6:16 PM, Advrk Aplmrkt wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Thanks for setting this up!
>>
>> Is there a way to submit items? I am thinking the Modern Addressbook:
>>
>> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Features/Thunderbird/Modern_Address_Book
>>
>>
>> http://mikeconley.ca/blog/2011/09/07/creating-a-new-thunderbird-address-book-the-feature-page-and-some-literature/
>>
>> This is a heavily requested item, and related bug reports have been at
>> the NEW status for up to ten years! Just one example:
>>
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=118665
>>
>> Thanks again for starting this initiative.
>>
>> On 10 May 2012 13:03, Mark Banner <mbanner at mozilla.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I just wanted to highlight the recent introduction of the Up for Grabs
>>> projects for Thunderbird.
>>>
>>> http://blog.mozilla.org/thunderbird/2012/05/07/up-for-grabs/
>>> https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird/UpForGrabs
>>>
>>> This is a new initiative we're trying where we are extending the
>>> opportunities to community members to contribute new features. These are
>>> features that we highly desire in Thunderbird but do not have time to
>>> work
>>> on ourselves. In addition, these features have the support of members of
>>> the
>>> Thunderbird community that are prepared to advise and mentor and help
>>> them
>>> through to completion and incorporation into the final product.
>>>
>>> Whilst for a while we've had the helpwanted and good first bug notations,
>>> we'd like to increase the visibility of the possibility of working on
>>> larger
>>> projects for development of Thunderbird and this is one way we're doing
>>> that.
>>>
>>> If you're interested in a project, please do contact the feature manager
>>> or
>>> the person listed in the status note, and they will be happy to talk to
>>> you
>>> more.
>>>
>>> Please let other folks who may be interested in working on up for grabs
>>> projects know (e.g. twitter or other methods of communication), and
>>> together
>>> we can help Thunderbird develop.
>>>
>>> Mark.



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