Fwd: Re: Google API Key

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Tue Jun 18 13:45:04 UTC 2013

On 2013-06-18 9:39 AM, John Hopkins <jhopkins at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On 13-06-18 5:33 AM, Unicorn.Consulting wrote:
>> On 18/06/2013 6:07 AM, John Hopkins wrote:
>>> Does Thunderbird use any Google APIs?  If so, we'll need to look into
>>> getting a new API key.
>> I don't know about Thunderbird,  but based on the fact that Google
>> will be turning off the dav functionality as of the  16th September
>> 2013 (that 2 months folks)  I think that the Lighnting Project will be
>> needing to be doing something fairly quickly. Google calendar sync is
>> quite important to Thunderbird users for some reason.
>> Details
>> https://developers.google.com/google-apps/calendar/caldav/v2/guide
> Good news: I mentioned this to :fallen in #calendar and he replied that
> the patch to use v2 just landed 2 days ago.

Cool... but... will this make it into TB24 (the next ESR release)? For 
corporate users who rely on google calender sync, it would spell 
disaster (the last straw/end of using Thunderbird most likely).

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