Future of Thunderbird - fix it, or total rewrite? WAS Re: What happened to hiring an architect?

Robert Kaiser kairo at kairo.at
Sat Dec 31 18:02:19 UTC 2016

Axel Grude schrieb:
>> *From:*Robert Kaiser <kairo at kairo.at> <mailto:kairo at kairo.at>
>> Actually, from all I know, the Sync rewrite was done, it's now based 
>> on Firefox Accounts for logging in, and they said that SeaMonkey is 
>> free to use Sync in its current state a while ago - there is just 
>> nobody on the SeaMonkey side that would have ported the new code yet.
>> From all I hear, it's a pretty sane and nice system at this time for 
>> whoever actually has code for using it.
> Sounds great - is there an API or recommended XPCOM interface that can 
> be leveraged by us Addons developers? I would love to introduce Tabs / 
> Filters synchronisation with my Addons as I am often asked for this 
> feature. It's an ideal candidate for sync as the amount of data is 
> relatively small.

I don't know, I haven't looked into any specifics, best to ask Sync devs 
about that.


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