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

Archaeopteryx archaeopteryx at coole-files.de
Wed Sep 4 17:48:54 UTC 2013



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Betreff: Re: [amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and
XXXXcompatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
Von: <acelists at atlas.sk>
Datum: 2013-09-04 18:22
> On this TB24 page, I am not sure I see the mention of the changes
> from bugs I marked with "addon-compat" keyword. Aryx, will you go
> through those yet?
Added, please check if something is missing and add it. I found only 11 
addon-compat bugs with milestones Thunderbird 18.0-24.0 of which some 
were already in that list.
>
> ______________________________________________________________
>> Od: Axel Grude <axel.grude at gmail.com> Komu: Archaeopteryx
>> <archaeopteryx at coole-files.de>, Andreas Wagner
>> <mozilla at andreaswagner.org> Dátum: 04.09.2013 18:07 Predmet: Re:
>> [amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and
>> XXXXcompatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
>>
>> CC: "Internal AMO" <amo-editors-internal at mozilla.org>, "Amy Tsay"
>> <atsay at mozilla.com>, "tb-planning at mozilla.org"
>> <tb-planning at mozilla.org> Thanks Archaeopteryx,
>>
>>
>> That's a long list. What's the best way for an addons author to
>> check his/her code against this? Submitting it to AMO to force a
>> validate, or is there another tool that can be used?
>>
>> Also, a short intro section on what this is / what to do would be
>> very desirable (=>Amy?).
>>
>> Also, as the change to GetMsgFolderFromUri is likely to affects 25
>> (24.0.2) and this already as consequences for "Daily" users, should
>> it be listed here as well (maybe in a separate section "Near future
>> changes" or what is the proposal here?
>>
>> I assume since the list is fairly comprehensive we need to create
>> sub-pages for submitting code snippets?
>>
>> Lots of questions ;-)
>>
>> tia, 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, mozilla at andreaswagner.org - Axel,
>> Andreas *From: *Archaeopteryx <archaeopteryx at coole-files.de> *CC:
>> *Amy Tsay, tb-planning at mozilla.org, Internal AMO
>> atsay at mozilla.com, tb-planning at mozilla.org,
>> amo-editors-internal at mozilla.org *Sent: *Wednesday, 04/09/2013
>> 16:22:32 16:22 GMT ST +0100 [Week 36] *Subject:* Re:
>> [amo-editors-internal] Thunderbird 24 coming soon! (and XXXX
>> compatibility with Thunderbird 22.*)
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>
Here you go:
>>> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Thunderbird/Releases/Thunderbird_24_for_developers
>>>
>>>
>>>
Archaeopteryx
>>>
>>> -------- Original-Nachricht -------- 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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