[amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and XXXX compatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)

Archaeopteryx archaeopteryx at coole-files.de
Wed Sep 4 15:22:32 UTC 2013


Here you go: 
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Thunderbird/Releases/Thunderbird_24_for_developers

Archaeopteryx

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Betreff: Re: [amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and 
XXXX compatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
Von: Axel Grude <axel.grude at gmail.com>
Datum: 2013-09-04 12:12
> Cool,
>
> we just need to make sure to publish this soon enough before the release.
>
> Archaeopteryx - if there is a page, please post it to the list(s)
> (AMO-internal, TB-Planning) if there is something we can edit.
>
> cheers,
>    Axel
>
> --
> *Axel Grude <mailto:axel.grude at gmail.com>*
> Software Developer
> Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters,
> QuickPasswords, Zombie Keys, SmartTemplate4)
> AMO Editor
>
> *To:* axel.grude at gmail.com, archaeopteryx at coole-files.de - Axel,
> Archaeopteryx
> *From: *Andreas Wagner <mozilla at andreaswagner.org>
> *CC: *Internal AMO, tb-planning at mozilla.org, ludovic, Amy Tsay
> amo-editors-internal at mozilla.org, tb-planning at mozilla.org,
> ludovic at mozilla.com, atsay at mozilla.com
> *Sent: *Wednesday, 04/09/2013 10:25:23 10:25 GMT ST +0100 [Week 36]
> *Subject:* Re: [amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and
> XXXX compatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Afaik, Archaeopterys is already working on such a page, taking
>> information from the compat patches for Tb18-24 I wrote.
>>
>> Archaeopteryx, is there anything to add snippets to yet?
>>
>> On Wed Sep  4 10:25:53 2013, Axel Grude wrote:
>>> Hi Amy,
>>>
>>> could you prepare a page on mdn dedicated to Thunderbird 24.0
>>> breakages and code snippets in order to pull all Thunderbird Addon
>>> authors in? The aim is to have something on mdn that we can contribute
>>> snippets to to make update easier for less active Addon developers.
>>>
>>> I think it would be a good idea to have such a thing but only if it is
>>> easily discoverable to this specific group: I suggest that once we
>>> have a few snippets up, we publish to all addon authors via this
>>> channel.
>>>
>>> In particular I have 2 examples that I would like to contribute:
>>>
>>> One regards the removal of widgetglue.js which leads to
>>> GetMsgFolderFromUri being unknown (I think this one will land in Tb25
>>> so it is not that urgent yet, but it already affects users of Daily
>>> and Nightly builds). The other one is the transition of many Tb
>>> variables from nsIMutableArray to nsIArray, particularly
>>> nsIMsgAccountManager.accounts, which will break if you iterate on it
>>> using "Count()". I am sure others could come up with more examples and
>>> we do not want users to experience major breakages because of easy to
>>> fix bugs introduced by code refactoring on comm-central.
>>>
>>> Could you put something together that we can contribute to on mdn? I
>>> think the aim is to get one central page (we Addon authors can add a
>>> technical section with examples once the main blurb is written) that
>>> is easily discovered and heavily publicised via /this ///channel
>>> (Mozilla Add-ons) and the blog + facebook groups. It wouldn't make
>>> sense for me to just make an isolated page about GetMsgFolderFromUri
>>> that nobody can find...
>>>
>>> I am cc'ing internal AMO & tb-planning (where I raised the issue
>>> first) for feedback and suggestions on other examples relevant to Tb24.
>>>
>>> thanks
>>>   Axel
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> *Axel Grude <mailto:axel.grude at gmail.com>*
>>> Software Developer
>>> Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters,
>>> QuickPasswords, Zombie Keys, SmartTemplate4)
>>> AMO Editor
>>>
>>> *To:* axel.grude at gmail.com - axel
>>> *From: *Mozilla Add-ons <nobody at mozilla.org>
>>> *Sent: *Wednesday, 04/09/2013 08:55:54 08:55 GMT ST +0100 [Week 36]
>>> *Subject:* Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and quickFilters 1.8
>>> compatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>> Dear add-on author,
>>>>
>>>> Thunderbird 24 is coming soon - We've just released our second beta,
>>>> and it will be released to users on 17th September.
>>>>
>>>> This will be the first big update released to users for a year, so
>>>> please check your add-ons. You can download Thunderbird 24 from:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.mozilla.org/thunderbird/all-beta.html
>>>>
>>>> In the meantime, we'll be running our remaining add-on compatibility
>>>> checks over this week, so expect some more emails as we attempt to
>>>> bring you up to date to TB 24.
>>>>
>>>> So here's the normal email details that you get:
>>>>
>>>> Good news! Our automated tests did not detect any compatibility
>>>> issues with your add-on quickFilters and Thunderbird 22.*. We've
>>>> updated your add-on's compatibility to work with Thunderbird 22.* so
>>>> that our Beta users can begin using your add-on.
>>>>
>>>> We encourage you to view the results of the compatibility test, as
>>>> some compatibility issues may have been detected but without enough
>>>> certainty to declare the add-on
>>>> incompatible:https://addons.mozilla.org/developers/addon/quickfilters/validation-result/233066
>>>>
>>>> This compatibility bump is server-side and we did not modify your
>>>> add-on package in any way.
>>>>
>>>> For more information on our new compatibility process with rapid
>>>> Thunderbird releases, please read this
>>>> post:http://blog.mozilla.com/addons/2011/04/19/add-on-compatibility-rapid-releases/
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Thunderbird Add-ons team
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> You are receiving this email as the registered author of
>>>> quickFilters on addons.mozilla.org. If you no longer wish to receive
>>>> these emails, please disable your add-on from the Developer Hub
>>>> athttps://addons.mozilla.org/developers
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
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