June 2005

Away

I will be away from most computing activities for around a week to a fortnight.

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2005-06-01 to 2005-06-10 Trunk builds

  • Fixed: 296940 – Update Changes Cause Thunderbird to Enter an Infinite Loop
  • Fixed: 296520 – Mails incorrectly deleted when using “Delete messages more than xx days”
  • Fixed: 295512 – Error pages broken
  • Fixed: 296703 – Pressing Send button does nothing when sending to newsgroup from mail account
  • Fixed: 293832 – label lost when moving message from IMAP to local folder
  • Fixed: 260482 – custom mail headers (e.g. In-Reply-To) cannot be passed from command line
  • Fixed: 293742 – incorrect grouping of message in group view & incorrect day selection if the short date display option is selected
  • Fixed: 218838 – There is no keyboard shortcut to select/unselect folders in the “Items for offline use” dialog
  • Fixed: 261559 – Thunderbird should register *.eml file type association
  • Fixed: 242959 – Thunderbird should open .eml files from command line
  • Since 18 May 04: 243975 – [Mac] Unable to save attachment using “Open” or “Save As”
  • Since 15 Jun 04: 246909 – Thunderbird process remain active after closing
  • Since 08 Sep 04: 258465 – Duplicate entries appear in feeds
  • Since 03 Dec 04: 272994 – When I move a whole mailing list between address books, it gets destroyed.
  • Since 16 Jan 05: 278612 – Thunderbird can nuke local folder contents when you move them around
  • Since 18 Mar 05: 286779 – EULA for Thunderbird in all builds
  • Since 27 Apr 05: 292101 – emails have lost their correct message and have text from other messages
  • Since 22 May 05: 295140 – remember previous online state doesn’t work

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer, Official Windows MSI (discussion) (2005-06-10)

Linux builds: Official Linux (2005-06-10)

Mac builds: Official Mac (2005-06-10)

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Thunderbird Release Changelogs

Calendar Release Changelogs

Last updated: 26 Dec 2011

Official Thunderbird release notes usually only stress on new functionality added. The Rumbling Edge unofficial Thunderbird changelogs seek to provide a more detailed alternative.

Active branches (excluding Rapid Releases from v7 onwards):

Branches with discontinued development:

–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–*–

Rapid Releases for v7 only, everything else will follow over time:

Gecko 6 branch:

Gecko 5 branch:

Gecko 2.0.x branch: (Official development carried over to Gecko 5 branch)

Gecko 1.9.2.x branch:

Gecko 1.9.1.x branch: (Official development ceased as of 3.0.11 release)
(There was no stable release of Thunderbird based on Gecko 1.9.0.x)

Gecko 1.8.1.x branch: (Official development ceased as of 2.0.0.24 release)

Gecko 1.8.0.x branch: (Official development ceased as of 1.5.0.14 release)

Gecko 1.8 trunk: (Eventually became Gecko 1.9 after 1.8.0.x and 1.8.1.x branched out)

Aviary branch: (Official development ceased as of 1.0.8 release):

Releases prior to Jun 2005 (Mostly without changelog)

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Thunderbird 1.1 Alpha 1 is out!

Changelogs for other releases

Last updated 05 Jun 05.

Due to numerous user requests, I have started a work-in-progress unofficial Thunderbird 1.1 changelog on the upcoming features and significant bugfixes in the future 1.1 release. The official Thunderbird 2.0 roadmap should also provide more information on 1.1. Edit: Most of these features are already working well in 1.1 Alpha 1. Do post bug reports of potential bugs in bugzilla as soon as possible.

New Features

  • 2920: Delete attachments from emails
  • 16360: Auto-saved drafts
  • 189363: Support for network timeouts
  • 240600 : Improved spell check engine
  • 258102: OPML import support (support for export of OPML format has not yet been implemented)
  • 262626: add UI to open about:config
  • 278310, 278312: Inline spell checker
  • 282174: Podcasting support
  • 282500: Phishing detector
  • 284144: Options UI redesigned using new Firefox widgets + styles

Notable Bugfixes

UI Fixes

  • 292009: [Mac] Can’t dismiss View Password dialog
  • 295040: Switching folders doesn’t work

Crashes

  • 269554: going from tbird 0.8 -> 0.9 or 1.0 hangs with huge POP mail folders
  • 273560: Crash when selecting inbox after selecting saved search folder before search complete
  • 284699: [Win95] Thunderbird 1.0 crash when started for the first time

Functionality

  • 288871: Problems entering addresses in new mail composition

Windows builds: Official Windows installer (discussion)

Linux builds: Official Linux

Mac builds: Official Mac

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2005-05-21 to 2005-05-31 Trunk builds

  • Fixed: 295040 – Switching folders doesn’t work
  • Fixed: 294886 – “uncaught exception” in listbox.xml when right clicking on virtual folder and selecting properties
  • Fixed: 294958 – Folder Properties Dialog too wide
  • Fixed: 295266 – Start Page No Longer Loads
  • Fixed: 295405 – Problems setting default news, mail and feed settings on Windows
  • Fixed: 295488 – listbox empty for File > New > Saved Search
  • Fixed: 295543 – Address Book Card missing from File > New submenu
  • Fixed: 295642 – cannot attach additional attachments
  • Since 15 Jun 04: 246909 – Thunderbird process remain active after closing
  • Since 08 Sep 04: 258465 – Duplicate entries appear in feeds
  • Since 03 Dec 04: 272994 – When I move a whole mailing list between address books, it gets destroyed.
  • Since 16 Jan 05: 278612 – Thunderbird can nuke local folder contents when you move them around
  • Since 27 Apr 05: 292101 – emails have lost their correct message and have text from other messages

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer, Official Windows MSI (No discussion on this build over @ mozillaZine forums) (2005-05-31)

Linux builds: Official Linux (2005-05-31)

Mac builds: Official Mac (2005-05-31)

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