Likely timing of future Thunderbird Gecko builds

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch at beonex.com
Thu Apr 20 04:38:41 UTC 2017


Magnus Melin wrote on 18.04.2017 21:57:
> For what it's worth, I think your estimate is very pessimistic. There 
> might be some more breakage around 57 when extension-only code can be 
> removed, but after that with some luck we're back to the usual state.

Firefox does such a drastic move with a reason. They want to change a 
lot under the hoods. The changes are going to be continuous from then 
on, on a much harder pace. We haven't seen anything yet compared to 
what's to come.

> I agree with Ben discussing a fork is not a very useful, because 
> that's basically when you close shop.


I'm glad we agree on that :)



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