Interest check: Merging Mail Summaries into c-c?

Wayne Mery vseerror at
Tue Jan 28 10:35:10 UTC 2020

It would be a great addition, for several reasons.  I think we should do 
it.  And it's a quality add-on, so it probably wouldn't be difficult to do?

On 1/28/20 3:46 AM, Jim Porter wrote:
> Ages ago (Thunderbird 3!), there was a plan to add folder/account 
> summaries to Thunderbird[1]. As some of you know, I've taken those 
> patches and turned them into the Mail Summaries add-on. Unfortunately, I 
> haven't had time to do much with that add-on, and really, it was only 
> meant to serve as a way of refining the prototype to eventually merge it 
> into Thunderbird proper.
> Would there be interest in getting this merged into Thunderbird? I'm 
> happy to help drive this, provided others are also willing to help 
> (especially with reviews). It's basically feature-complete, although the 
> NNTP/RSS account summaries could use some improvements.
> If there's interest in this, I'll put together a list of the bugs/work 
> that needs to be done.
> - Jim
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