Thunderbird version 60.0 preview
axel.grude at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 06:37:27 UTC 2018
...a lot of Addons don't have dedicated support websites and use their AMO
homepage for documentation.
Personally I have some short texts in my localised "on board help" that
mentionened (not linked) addons.mozilla.org which needed amendment.
Of course I also updated all my Web pages.
On Sun 22 Jul 2018, 21:32 Onno Ekker <o.e.ekker at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wouldn't know why many add-on authors would have links in their add-ons
> pointing to amo. Maybe on the add-on homepage, but you don't have to
> release a new add-on version to update you website…
> On 7/22/2018 6:44 AM, Axel Grude wrote:
> 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.
> (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
>> *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
>> v60 candidate 
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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!
>> * Version 60 candidate downloads* (English): win32
>> 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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