October 2005

2005-10-14 to 2005-10-22 Branch builds

Major bugfixes:

  • Fixed: 308196 – remote xfeDoCommand broken in thunderbird
  • Fixed: 313208 – Thunderbird 1.5 (1.8 branch) latest l10n builds are repackaged from 1.5 Beta 2 instead of latest branch build
  • Fixed: 274264 – Japanese attachment file name garbled, after fix for Bug 243504 and Bug 263462
  • Fixed: 278398 – address typed gets replaced with first email address from dropdown list after Tab is pressed
  • Fixed: 306170 – background download fails if server returns 200 response
  • Fixed: 312846 – Pressing Enter when a UI-link is focused inside a wizard advances the wizard

Miscellaneous fixes:

  • Fixed: 245392 – Installer options for shortcuts don’t work
  • Fixed: 245418 – menus and contextual menus open on wrong screen when using two displays
  • Fixed: 285136 – apply bug 221824 “themes should be RTL compatible” to thunderbird
  • Fixed: 286555 – When selecting a folder in the folder list, the folder immediately below the one clicked is selected.
  • Fixed: 297254 – Replied status not applied after sending a message which was autosaved during composition
  • Fixed: 300886 – privacy icon in preferences looks stretched
  • Fixed: 311241 – Start page doesn’t take RTL in RTL interface
  • Fixed: 312392 – bump Firefox / Thunderbird version on Mozilla 1.8 branch to 1.5
  • Fixed: 312520 – Use Warning.png in the phishing bar
  • Fixed: 312598 – Duplicated thread in threaded view of virtual folder and quick search
  • Fixed: 312937 – Make RSS a default component in the installer
  • Fixed: 313193 – Saved Search Folder Location Dialog Shows Deferred Accounts
  • Fixed: 313200 – Jiggle in thread pane column headers with the pinstripe theme
  • Fixed: 313240 – Update service fails via exception when run as non-privileged user

Marked WORKSFORME:

  • 312274 – submenu arrows are not right-aligned
  • 312390 – Menu list combo boxes broken in Qute and Pinstripe

Regressions:

  • Since 20 Oct 05: 313205 – software update “Check Now” uses the same accesskey as “Next”
  • Since 21 Oct 05: 313319 – Set the NSPR version on MOZILLA_1_8_BRANCH to 4.6.1 (final)
  • Since 21 Oct 05: 313341 – Allow Software Update to Set and Access Cookies in Thunderbird

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer, Official Windows MSI (discussion) (2005-10-22)

Linux builds: Official Linux (i686) (2005-10-22)

Mac builds: Official Mac (2005-10-22)

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2005-09-30 to 2005-10-13 Branch builds

New features:

  • Fixed: 263180 – Threaded mail view in Virtual Folders is not possible
  • Fixed: 282157 – Support Google Maps

Major bugfixes:

  • Fixed: 307875 – Crash if I select the correct spell “hello” from context menu
  • Fixed: 309590 – thunderbird crashes when I delete some messages from folder (not imap)
  • Fixed: 281847 – [Linux] clicking mailto: link and “send link” fail to bring up mail compose
  • Fixed: 307225 – Language packs for Firefox 1.5 Beta need chrome.manifest files in order to install
  • Fixed: 308367 – Resume downloading thunderbird stays in the menu after update is downloaded

Build configuration fixes:

  • Fixed: 308348 – create complete MAR files for locale builds
  • Fixed: 310569 – 64-bit unsafe cast in nsMsgIncomingServer.cpp
  • Fixed: 310615 – bump Firefox / Thunderbird version on Mozilla 1.8 branch to 1.4.1

Mac-specific:

  • Fixed: 308541 – Digitally Signed email pen not visible
  • Fixed: 273720 – There is no preview of a default (Pinstripe) theme.
  • Fixed: 286483 – Thunderbird OS X builds missing prompt alert icon
  • Fixed: 311755 – Remove “Bring All to Front” from the Window menu

Miscellaneous fixes:

  • Fixed: 289126 – Internal error on browser end: Could not get the JVM manager; System error
  • Fixed: 305226 – Details link in Software Update is broken.
  • Fixed: 308822 – rewrap function disabled on first reply of session
  • Fixed: 310010 – DOM Inspector from Firefox prior to 1.0 cannot be uninstalled in 1.4 and above
  • Fixed: 310226 – “new mail alert” popup isn’t height enough (got smaller in latest builds)
  • Fixed: 310772 – Update version number for l10n branch build repackaging
  • Fixed: 310833 – Template builder doesn’t free constructed content when menulists are in use
  • Fixed: 311402 – Land NSS 3.10.2 Beta 1 on branch
  • Fixed: 311527 – Delaying software update by pressing “Later” doesn’t give user proper feedback when dialog reappears
  • Fixed: 311560 – Migration doesn’t select any option by default
  • Fixed: 312015 – Attachment > Download Folder directory is not updated
  • Fixed: 312182 – Windows shortcut in Start Menu for “Thunderbird Safe Mode” Passes Incorrect Parameters

Regressions (refreshed):

  • Since 12 Sep 05: 308196 – remote xfeDoCommand broken in thunderbird
  • Since 13 Oct 05: 312274 – submenu arrows are not right-aligned
  • Since 13 Oct 05: 312390 – Menu list combo boxes broken in Qute and Pinstripe

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer, Official Windows MSI (discussion) (2005-10-13)

Linux builds: Official Linux (i686) (2005-10-13)

Mac builds: Official Mac (2005-10-13)

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Thunderbird 1.5 Beta 2 is out!

Changelog for previous release (Thunderbird 1.5 Beta 1)
Changelogs for other releases

Last updated 15 Oct 05.

Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 Beta 2 has been released. There are no new major features over 1.5 Beta 1.

Improvements over Thunderbird 1.5 Beta 1:

New feature:

  • 276632: make autocomplete be more like google suggest (make it most popular results come first)

Major bugfixes:

  • 246966: Thunderbird does show blank page for some mails, due to problems with storing the previous e-mail
  • 307875: Crash if I select the correct spell “hello” from context menu
  • 309590: thunderbird crashes when I delete some messages from folder (not imap)
  • 310305: Message Filters Delete Text
  • 264544: Templates deleted after sending
  • 270743: First launch account creation doesn’t honor unchecking [ ] Download messages now option
  • 281847: [Linux] clicking mailto: link and “send link” fail to bring up mail compose
  • 292568: Message-Edit Message As New then File-Save (template or draft): deletes original message
  • 300136: Full update archives may need to contain remove commands
  • 301649: Invalid local image filenames cause forwarded-inline messages to spin indefinitely on send.
  • 302095: Security warning dialog appears unnecessarily on View | Message Source.
  • 303152: Options ->Update , “when updates are found” is always enabled
  • 304904: Necko should refuse to look up invalid hostnames containing “%”
  • 306551: popuplist is too small in filter manager dialog – usability blocker
  • 307185: [Security fix] URLs passed on the command line are parsed by the shell (bash).
  • 307225: Language packs for Firefox 1.5 Beta need chrome.manifest files in order to install

UI changes:

  • 254564: Buddy icons not shown
  • 303146: Shortcut for Paste as Quotation (control-shift-V) missing
  • 308142: Language dropdown on compose window ‘Spell’ icon should show language variant
  • 308677: “Match all” accesskey broken and duplicated
  • 309214: Unlabeled controls on newsgroup Subscribe dialog when using filter.
  • 309415: message views and quick search interact strangely
  • 310226: “new mail alert” popup isn’t height enough (got smaller in latest builds)

RSS-related fixes:

  • 300983: RSS Reader unable to parse feeds which contain xmlns parameters pointing to missing files
  • 306997: this rss feed cannot be added to thunderbird
  • 307380: Multipart Article: body (summary) charset is invalid (“NaN”)
  • 307625: OPML export and import seem to have different assumptions about (default) character sets

Build configuration issues:

  • 306355: Don’t put important configuration in mail/config/mozconfig
  • 308308: Extensions.rdf is no longer needed
  • 310569: 64-bit unsafe cast in nsMsgIncomingServer.cpp
  • 310615: bump Firefox / Thunderbird version on Mozilla 1.8 branch to 1.4.1

Mac-specific:

  • 307436: app update window is too narrow to fit the UI
  • 307323: New mail plays both the system beep and the notification sound
  • 307999: The width of the font panel is short on OS X and GNOME.

Miscellaneous fixes:

  • 266679: Thunderbird consumes excessive file-handles and memory
  • 289126: INTERNAL ERROR on Browser End: Could not get the JVM manager; System error
  • 295726: Disable presence URL check
  • 305032: edit commands not available to subsequent instances on startup
  • 305375: Alerts service not built on non-Win32 platforms (gtk1/2)
  • 307028: auto-save happens even if message is currently being sent
  • 307303: migration wizard APIs need updated
  • 308321: Detaching attachment should remove any Content-Transfer-Encoding header
  • 309080: Thunderbird icon is defective
  • 310139: Editing mime-type handlers fails with a missing handler
  • 310772: Update version number for l10n branch build repackaging
  • 310833: Template builder doesn’t free constructed content when menulists are in use

Windows builds: Official Windows installer (discussion)

Linux builds: Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds: Official Mac

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