TB and AMO...

Blake Winton bwinton at mozilla.com
Sat Oct 26 14:07:47 UTC 2013

On Oct 26, 2013, at 7:14 , Tanstaafl <tanstaafl at libertytrek.org> wrote:
> On 2013-10-25 5:03 PM, Andrew Sutherland <asutherland at asutherland.org> wrote:
>> I work on the Gaia e-mail client for Firefox OS and I am
>> personally extremely interested in using the same code-base to create a
>> desktop e-mail client.  I hope to get some type of initial alpha out
>> before the new year.
> I think one of Thunderbirds weakest points is the legacy codebase that just contains too much baggage. It seems like every one of the most significant bugs or feature-lack is due to this baggage (just too much work to fix properly for the resources that are available).
> I'm curious if you have written anything up on what you are planning? UI mockups, or even just musings or ramblings would be perfectly fine.
> In fact, I'd like to see some kind of forum space where details can be discussed (planned features, etc)…

I, for one, would love to see this discussion happen here…  Perhaps we can also add some of Mike Conley’s Ensemble work, too…

> Anyway, I'm really excited to see what you come up with. Leveraging the Gaia codebase as much as possible - since apparently it will be well supported by Mozilla in the foreseeable future - would be a really good thing.
> Thanks Andrew!

Indeed, thanks Andrew, for both this initiative, and the sweet hat that I’m currently wearing!  :)

Blake Winton   UX Engineer
bwinton at mozilla.com

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