Intent to de-support: traditional add-ons

Emmanuel SELLIER emmanuel.sellier at
Tue Oct 1 16:35:40 UTC 2019


Could you explain what you mean in :
TB72 would be publicly released before end of 2019?
Or the deadline (for the public) is TB78?

The remaining time is quite short;
We haven't moved to MailExtension since the API did not meet (yet) all of our needs.


>>> On 01/10/2019 16:02, Magnus Melin wrote:
>>>> It's not yet clear exactly when we're ready to rip out the support for
>>>> traditional add-ons from the code base, but it should be whitin the
>>>> Thunderbird 72 time frame - so by end of 2019. The next major version of
>>>> Thunderbird, version 78, will be out around June 2020. Up until then,
>>>> code wise many things are going to change. For instance, what is left of
>>>> XUL will be gradually going away, and documents will shifted to being
>>>> XHTML with a less and less XUL flavor.

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