Encouraging mention on the French community pages / French mozillaZine

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Tue Feb 24 14:46:32 UTC 2015

On 2/23/2015 11:46 AM, R Kent James <kent at caspia.com> wrote:
> As for "with respect to funding and staffing," my experience in talking 
> to middle management at Mozilla is that if you even hint at that issue, 
> you immediately get a strong statement to the effect "there is no way 
> that Mozilla is going to return to funding and fully supporting 
> Thunderbird." I don't know where this comes from, I can only guess it is 
> due to financial stress within their top-priority product lines, but it 
> is real and surfaces repeatedly from a variety of sources.

The only thing I can say to this (other than 'well, that sucks that they
won't even consider honoring a previous pledge'), is...

If they *won't* honor their original pledge, then they should at least
be willing, and even happy, to provide a minimal infrastructure for 'us'
to break out on our own.

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