Thunderbird 52.9.0 - rescinded

Wayne Mery vseerror at
Mon Jul 9 12:28:09 UTC 2018

On 7/9/2018 3:39 AM, Klaus Hartnegg wrote:
> On 8. Jul 2018, at 21:55, Wayne Mery <vseerror at 
> <mailto:vseerror at>> wrote:
>> Thunderbird 52.9.0 shipped July 3.  However a dataloss bug was 
>> uncovered, where 
>> "Detaching attachments corrupts the main body of the e-mail text" - 
>> probably not something most users do but regardless an undesirable 
>> result.  Therefore updates to 52.9.0 have been stopped and the 
>> version removed from official Thunderbird download pages.
> Downgrading to 52.8 causes Lightning to be disabled. Thunderbird 
> offers to search for a compatible version, but does not find one. 
> Lightning was embedded precisely because of its version dependence, 
> but that apparently does not help in case of downgrades. Maybe it should.

What was your solution for lightning - uninstall it, and reinstall it 
from the add-ons?

> And readers of tb-enterprise should be informed.

Please don't hesitate to post/forward announcements to forums which you 
think should be informed.

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