Thunderbird and Mozilla (tl;dr - Yes!)

Axel Grude axel.grude at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 07:41:16 UTC 2015


Thanks Kent,

also from me. I think this is good news indeed! You made it happen. :-) 🙌 💖

regards,
    Axel

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> *Subject:* Re: Thunderbird and Mozilla (tl;dr - Yes!)
> *To:* Tb-planning
> *From: *Tanstaafl
> *Sent: *Monday, 05/10/2015 20:58:10 20:58 GMT ST +0100 [Week 40]
> I personally will welcome our benevolent MoFo overlords...
>
> Thank you sooooo much for your dedication and hard work on behalf of
> your fellow Thunderbirders Kent!
>
> On 10/5/2015 3:39 PM, R Kent James <kent at caspia.com> wrote:
> > We've had a lot of discussions within the Thunderbird community about
> > our need for a long-term legal and financial home. Even while I have
> > investigated other options, most of us really preferred to stay with
> > Mozilla if possible.
> >
> > In the last couple of weeks, I've had some significant conversations
> > with Mark Surman (Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation) about
> > the possibility of establishing Thunderbird as a project under MoFo. I'm
> > pleased to report that it looks like this is going to move forward. That
> > will mean Thunderbird will have a financial home within MoFo where we
> > can receive contributions, and manage Thunderbird project expenses. Mark
> > is also seriously looking at getting MoFo staff assistance in putting
> > together an end-of-year donation campaign for Thunderbird, using our
> > in-product start page, as we have discussed for the last year or so.
> > He's also looking at establishing a point person within Mozilla
> > (possibly in the participation team) that will have responsibility for
> > looking out for Thunderbird interests in Mozilla.
> >
> > It's not a done deal yet, but it looks highly probable that it will
> > happen. We're planning to get together in Toronto at the end of October
> > to discuss more details.
> >
> > Overall, I'm delighted, and looking forward to a long-term, vibrant
> > future for the Thunderbird project under the Mozilla umbrella.
> >
> > :rkent
>
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