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    <div class="moz-text-html" lang="x-unicode"> Perhaps the paradigm of
      what Thunderbird is needs evolving from: just an email client
      (just HTML email) →
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      information manager (PIM) → <b>communications platform</b> with
      enterprise security, performance and partnerships based on open
      standards which is suitable for all devices (desktop, laptop,
      mobile, ...) and all platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS,
      ...)?<br>
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      An example of an enterprise partnership (apologies if the wording
      is not the best):<br>
      Be on time for your appointment with the Uber reminder app for
      Outlook<br>
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.microsoft.com/australia/madewithoffice/article/be-on-time-with-the-uber-reminder-app-for-outlook.aspx">https://www.microsoft.com/australia/madewithoffice/article/be-on-time-with-the-uber-reminder-app-for-outlook.aspx</a><br>
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      Is one of the first steps to enable multi-process/parallelism in
      Thunderbird? These could benefit the following (this is not an
      exhaustive list):<br>
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      1. Contacts (<a
        href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/">CardBook</a>)<br>
      <a href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/">https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/</a><br>
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      (a) Synchronization<br>
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      (b) Opening<br>
      Great job but slows down Thunderbird<br>
      <a
href="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/reviews/832731/">https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/cardbook/reviews/832731/</a><br>
      Still valid if contacts are stored in a database<br>
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      (c) Searching contacts<br>
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      2. "Saved Search Folders" updating speed in the email client<br>
      <br>
      3. "Quick Filter" search speed in the email client<br>
      <br>
      4. Calendar (<a
        href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/lightning/">Lightning</a>)<br>
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
        href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/lightning/">https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/lightning/</a><br>
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      (a) Synchronization<br>
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      5. Circular (<a
        href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/mail-merge/">Mail
        Merge</a>)<br>
      <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
        href="https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/mail-merge/">https://addons.mozilla.org/thunderbird/addon/mail-merge/</a><br>
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      Thank you<br>
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      <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 29/12/16 09:11, Joshua Cranmer 🐧
        wrote:<br>
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        cite="mid:5e9990c9-26f8-d1fe-41b4-2ba19e30dc21@gmail.com">It's
        hard to see much benefit for multiprocess in TB, especially
        given that HTML email tends to avoid features that truly stress
        the backend. <br>
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