Thunderbird 68, Windows, 32-bit and 64-bit

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Sun May 12 18:27:20 UTC 2019


On 12-05-2019 16:21, Wayne Mery wrote:
> On 5/10/2019 4:52 AM, Jörg Knobloch wrote:
>> On 10 May 2019 10:14, Magnus Melin wrote:
>>> I don't see any possibility to go 32-bit only. Given 64-bit is only 
>>> available since around 2 months (and beta only), it seems too soon 
>>> to make it default. It's something to consider, but I believe it 
>>> also needs some technical work for migrating existing users.
>>
>> As mentioned before, there's also one remaining issue at least:
>>
>> Bug 1509918 - "use thunderbird as default client" prompt on every 
>> startup on Windows 7 using TB 64bit
>> That about registering TB as default mail client in Windows.
>>
>> Bug 1517955 - "MailTo: doesn't work – Thunderbird x64 no standard 
>> program choice" may be a duplicate.
>>
>> Jörg.
>
>
> There is also Bug 1390850 - Enable the 32 bit to 64 bit migration for 
> Thunderbird. <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390850> 
> which may require strings? And coordination with sancus for website 
> bits.  And of course testing.
>
Bug 1390850 <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1390850> 
doesn't appear to have l10n impact. But to enable the migration, the 
above issues would need a resolution.

  -Magnus


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