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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">I, and all of us, would dearly love to
      have many more add-ons compatible when ESR goes live. However
      there are other considerations which compete with this desire, and
      so 78.0 must go forward.<br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">Beta 78 will continue to be available
      for one more week to help add-on developers. And in one week 78.0
      will go live but with automatic updates disabled - meaning users
      can only get it if they intentionally, manually update.   Or they
      download it from somewhere.  <br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 6/25/20 5:24 PM, Axel Grude wrote:<br>
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          <p>Good news - <b>please do not push live for 4-6 weeks</b>,
            rather roll out the ESR update much later, just  like last
            year. We need to do a ton of rewriting and testing for our
            legacy Add-ons to become compatible as "web experiments".</p>
          <p>I am hoping to hire someone from the Thunderbird circle to
            help with primary conversion tasks, as I am too busy to do
            it myself. If you want to earn some extra money with Add-on
            conversion please hit me up off list.<br>
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          <p>regards,<br>
              Axel<br>
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          <div id="SignatureAG"> <b class="myNameAG"><a
                href="mailto:axel.grude@gmail.com"
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            <b>Subject:</b>Thunderbird 78.0 release date, and betas<br>
            <b>From:</b>Wayne Mery <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E"
              href="mailto:vseerror@lehigh.edu" moz-do-not-send="true"><vseerror@lehigh.edu></a><br>
            <b>To:</b><a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
              href="mailto:Tb-planning@mozilla.org"
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              href="mailto:tb-planning@mozilla.org"
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            <b>Sent: </b>Thursday, 25/6/2020 16:17<br>
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        <p>Due to availability of personnel and other issues, we won't
          be releasing 78.0 on June 30.  I anticipate releasing during
          the week of July 6.  This also gives another week for tweaks
          and fixes that are still coming in from new patches. <br>
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        <p>We plan to do one more 78 beta, 78.0b4, in the next few
          days.  And 79 beta will be done next week.</p>
        <p>Feel free to ask any questions or provide feedback.</p>
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