Changes to review policy

Wayne Mery (Thunderbird QA) vseerror at
Sat Apr 30 15:57:17 UTC 2016

On 4/28/2016 5:36 PM, JoeS wrote:
> On 4/28/2016 3:34 PM, Jim Porter wrote:
>> On 04/28/2016 02:07 PM, Tanstaafl wrote:
>>> I can't remember the exact version, but I think it was one of the minor
>>> releases after v3... but, it was when someone decided it was a good
>>> idea to:
>>> a) enable GLODA globally for all IMAP accounts
>>> and
>>> b) ignore any/all users carefully selected per-folder offline settings
>>> and unilaterally set them all to full offline mode.
>> That was 3.0, and as I recall, we actually had a migration wizard at the
>> time that let users control which of their accounts/folders were synced
>> with offline mode. I see there was a bug at the time where disabling the
>> migration wizard resulted in everything getting set to offline mode.
>> Maybe that's what happened to you?
>> In any case, I think the old migration wizard is a great way to handle
>> big changes like this: it lets us suggest good defaults to the user
>> while helping them stay in control.

Yes. It is good to help users make the best decision for their 
situation.  And as I recall, the Migration Assistant had no detractors. :)

>> - Jim
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> I think the migration wizard came in 3.1 or 3.2 as response to a huge
> outcry when many (at least 3 or 4 features were enabled by default.The
> biggest was the new message reader window, which was never included in a
> migration option and the reason that the compact header addon is so
> widely used today. Perhaps such an addon will be necessary now , to
> assist some of the 1.5 million users that have already updated to tb45 I
> think this change is not nearly so invasive as some in the past. At
> least a quick bandaid is available by simply selecting the "from" column
> to be displayed. (Not adequate for users with complex folder structures,
> but should be fine for the average user.
> JoeS1

Yes, it was 3.1
(iirc the next was 3.3a, which became 5.0)

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