Stepping down from Thunderbird activities

Axel Grude axel.grude at
Fri Oct 17 14:20:09 UTC 2014

Dear Mark,

thanks 1,000,000 for your hard work and for the numerous times you helped out on bugs 
and IRC with my silly Addonz questions!

The gap will be hard to fill....


*Axel <mailto:axel.grude at>*
Software Developer
Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters, QuickPasswords, Zombie 
Keys, SmartTemplate4)
AMO Editor Get Thunderbird!

*To:* Tb-planning at - tb-planning at
*From: *Mark Banner <mbanner at>
*Sent: *Thursday, 16/10/2014 23:51:50 23:51 GMT ST +0100 [Week 42]
*Subject:* Stepping down from Thunderbird activities
> Hi all,
> I've decided that it is time for me to step down from my Thunderbird activities, and 
> as module owner of Thunderbird.
> Although Thunderbird is a great email client, and I believe it fills a gap for which 
> there is no alternative, I've come to realise that I no longer have the passion nor 
> desire to continue my activities at the levels I have been. Hence my decision to 
> step down.
> At this time, I'm not planning to continue as an active contributor, but in the 
> short to mid term, I'll still be around for questions etc.
> At this time, I have no nominated replacement however, with the various discussions 
> about the future and the governance structures, I think this should factor into 
> those - which is why I wanted to send this before tomorrow's discussions at the work 
> week.
> Whilst I'm stepping down, I would like to ensure there's a clean handover of my 
> activities to other folks in the community - I'm not immediately stopping 
> everything, but I would like to start handing over and winding down gradually. I'll 
> be aiming to put out some more information about some of these next week. I'll still 
> be around to ask questions, advice etc.
> Regards
> Mark
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