Thunderbird 60.2.1 updates are DISABLED

Geoff Lankow geoff at thunderbird.net
Fri Oct 5 09:11:36 UTC 2018


Firefox does not support install.rdf manifests at all, so that's not 
right. Thunderbird will likely not use them either, soon.

GL

On 5/10/18 21:51, Óvári wrote:
>
> When is it planned that Thunderbird will support "*" for the 
> maxVersion tag?
> <em:maxVersion>*</em:maxVersion>
>
> Grammar Checker would have been using that except it does not work
> https://github.com/nuald/thb-gramchecker/commit/ac0d54109adbe74358fda2bbd58ad2196bd72e37
>
> It is understood the Firefox supports "*" for the maxVersion tag? Can 
> the code from Firefox be merged into Thunderbird?
>
> Thank you
>
>
> On 05/10/18 18:20, Mark Banner wrote:
>> On 05/10/2018 06:38, Axel Grude wrote:
>>> It may wor.  .. but the majority of developers can not guarantee 
>>> future compatibility within this ESR period wit Mozilla's reckless 
>>> changes removing xul support. I would tend to be cautious, test 
>>> against 60.N and recommend setting maxver to 60.N.* instead.
>>
>> Err, why? The policies around ESR are unchanged (security & stability 
>> only). Why would we suddenly change the policy and upset those that 
>> rely on it?
>>
>> What benefits would it have to start changing ESR with respect to xul 
>> when we're not going to base anything else on those branches anyway?
>>
>> Mark
>>
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