Mozilla Open Source Support Program

Onno Ekker o.e.ekker at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 06:51:56 UTC 2015


Well, all Thunderbird developers and volunteers are also Mozilla volunteers
and I assume they do use Thunderbird...

On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 3:22 PM, Benjamin Kerensa <bkerensa at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've rarely seen Mozilla staff or volunteers use Thunderbird if I were to
> make a wild guess I'd say less than a hundred do ( staff and volunteers) I
> see many using webmail or Apple Mail or Postbox.
>
> There are still some devout users of TB though but they are unicorns.
>
> So reliant on TB is not something Mozilla is but TB is reliant on Mozilla
> for maybe half a million per year in infrastructure and release engineering
> costs plus any trivial time security folks spend on cursory looks at TB
> bugs.
>
>
> On Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Jörg Knobloch <jorgk at jorgk.com> wrote:
>
>> On 3/11/2015 03:14, Mark Rousell wrote:
>>
>>> Thunderbird would seem to qualify on all these points, except perhaps
>>> the first one: "How reliant is Mozilla on the project's technology?".
>>> How many people at Mozilla use Thunderbird?
>>>
>>
>> I was thinking along the same lines. However, here is a list of software
>> Mozilla relies on and Thunderbird is not on it:
>>
>> https://wiki.mozilla.org/MOSS/Projects_in_use_by_Mozilla
>>
>> Jorg K.
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