Thunderbird version 60.0 preview

Axel Grude axel.grude at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 04:44:59 UTC 2018


Wayne can you mention to all Add-on authors that it's time now to update
any links from addons.Mozilla.org to thunderbird.net while preparing for
Tb60 compatibility. I plan to release new versions of my Addons reflecting
this within the next f ort night.

Axel
(Sent from mobile phone on my holidays)

On Sun 22 Jul 2018, 00:33 Wayne Mery <vseerror at lehigh.edu> wrote:

> Version 60 has been in beta for many months, with about 70,000 users.
> Unfortunately a few more tweaks are still needed, so we have not yet
> released but we do want to get beyond the beta.  So this email is to
> announce a preview candidate that we hope you will try.  It has a nice
> (draft) list of improvements
> <https://www-stage.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/60.0/releasenotes/>, *plus
> other information that you should fully read before continuing, so that you
> know about major issues and changes.* Most notable is some add-ons might
> not work unless it has been updated by the author.  Note also the following
> OS are NOT supported: XP, Vista, macOS 10.8 and older
>
> As with any major update, you should first back up your profile data
> directory
> <https://support.mozilla.org/kb/profiles-where-thunderbird-stores-user-data#w_backing-up-a-profile>.
> v60 candidate [1]
> <#m_7069589898020768403_1_Version_60_candidate_downloads>, will
> automatically receive the official release when it becomes available, but
> not future *candidates* if there are any.  You may of course download and
> install the current version 52
> <https://www.thunderbird.net/thunderbird/all/> at any time.
>
> We encourage you to report problems and issues, and ask questions in the
> following ways:
>
>    - If you have a question or an issue that needs advice, post at support
>    <https://support.mozilla.org/questions/new/thunderbird> with a clear
>    description, and mention your version.
>    - If a problem reproduces in safe mode
>    <https://support.mozilla.org/kb/safe-mode-thunderbird> please file a
>    bug report in bugzilla
>    <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/enter_bug.cgi?comment=Preview+testing&product=Thunderbird&version=60>,
>    state your version and whether problem happens in the prior version.
>    - If problem does *not *reproduce in safe mode
>    <https://support.mozilla.org/kb/safe-mode-thunderbird>, please
>    determine which add-on is causing the problem and file a support request
>    with the author of the add-on, which you can find on the add-ons
>    website <https://addons.thunderbird.net/thunderbird/>.  (do not report
>    problems by posting a review)
>    - If Thunderbird crashes please comment in the crash report and
>    include your email address so that we may contact you if needed
>    - If you encounter issues with the add-ons website
>    <https://addons.thunderbird.net/thunderbird/>, please report it at
>    https://github.com/thundernest/addons-server or in the etherpad
>
> You can follow bug and other issue reports in the following ways:
>
>    - An etherpad tracking preview issues
>    <https://public.etherpad-mozilla.org/p/thunderbird60preview-issues>,
>    and please comment in the pad (no login required) if you encounter an issue
>    not reported in Thunderbird support or bugzilla, especially add-on issues.
>    - A partial list of bugs found during version 60 beta testing
>    <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1424861>, which you can
>    follow or subscribe to with a bugzilla account.
>    - A larger list of recent open bug reports <https://mzl.la/2JJjxPZ>.
>
> Thank you for helping make Thunderbird 60 better!
>
>
> *[1] Version 60 candidate downloads* (English): win32
> <https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/thunderbird/candidates/60.0-candidates/build2/win32/en-US/Thunderbird%20Setup%2060.0.exe>,
> win64
> <https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/thunderbird/candidates/60.0-candidates/build2/win64/en-US/Thunderbird%20Setup%2060.0.exe>,
> mac
> <https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/thunderbird/candidates/60.0-candidates/build2/mac/en-US/Thunderbird%2060.0.dmg>,
> linux64
> <https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/thunderbird/candidates/60.0-candidates/build2/linux-x86_64/en-US/thunderbird-60.0.tar.bz2>
> NOTE: win64 is not yet officially released, nor will it be featured on the
> Thunderbird website until it is officially released. And there is no
> guarantee the unofficial 64bit download will automatically update to a
> newer version.  However, you may file bug reports and ask for assistance.
>
>
>
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