2006-01-18 Thunderbird 1.5.0.x builds

Thunderbird 1.5.0.x (for code off the MOZILLA_1_8_0_BRANCH) will be released from the Gecko 1.8 branch, but will only contain stability and security updates. 1.5 users should update if bugs prevalent in 1.5 are fixed in these new versions.

Major bugfixes:

  • Fixed: 321791 – mailViews.dat should be in mail.xpi
  • Fixed: 299343 – Can’t copy and paste into the beginning of a line
  • Fixed: 307052 – Spellchecker doesn’t display suggestion list for misspelled words if Russian Spell dictionary is installed
  • Fixed: 312008 – RSS feeds stop loading after connection errors
  • Fixed: 320185 – It’s impossible to delete or detach attachment via File Menu
  • Fixed: 320818 – broken parsing on CDATA sections


  • Fixed: 312154 – Start script does not take care of running instance

Other fixes:

  • Fixed: 315600 – Hangs while validating feed (rdf)
  • Fixed: 320967 – ‘content:encoded’ field ignored in RSS2 feed parsing

Outstanding bugs:

  • Since 22 Aug 04: 256510 – Return receipts don’t use Multiple identities
  • Since 02 Jan 06: 322172 – bump copyright year to 2006

Edit: The fixes and bugs listed above are applicable to both 1.5.0.x and 2.x releases, as 1.8.0.x has not yet been created off the 1.8.x branch.

Windows builds: Official Windows, Official Windows installer, Official Windows MSI (discussion on 2006-01-16 builds)

Linux builds: Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds: Official Mac