November 2009

Thunderbird 3 RC 1 Released

Changelog for previous release (Thunderbird 3 Beta 4) | Changelogs for other Thunderbird releases

Released on 24 Nov 09, and this changelog was last updated on 27 Nov 09.

Thunderbird 3 RC 1 has been released. Release notes are available. This post lists the improvements in Thunderbird 3 RC 1 over Thunderbird 3 Beta 4. This list encompasses almost every single known fix that went into this release, but excludes platform-wide fixes. Do check out the known issues as well.

Now based on Gecko 1.9.1.5 platform version.

Changes in Thunderbird 3 RC 1: (310)

Thunderbird-specific: (224)

  • Fixed: 227305 – Support drag-drop single message to desktop / file-system window (e.g. Explorer)
  • Fixed: 248681 – Add backend support for ability to toggle “Reply”/”Reply to All” in Composer
  • Fixed: 281877 – Thunderbird doesn’t have “Copy Image” on context menu
  • Fixed: 296781 – “delete” attachment should be “remove attachment”
  • Fixed: 337964 – changing account during message composing doesn’t apply signing prefs from new account.
  • Fixed: 353347 – Wrong Quick Search label “Entire Message” must be renamed to “Body” as it does NOT search the entire message! Gross inconsistency with “Search messages” UI where the same search is labeled “Body”.
  • Fixed: 386007 – Clean up toolbarbutton CSS
  • Fixed: 397838 – Tag button shrinks in its disabled state
  • Fixed: 408480 – data loss using extensions (notably lightning): Ctrl+C (and other keys) in standalone message window deletes mail, missing or empty menus
  • Fixed: 420744 – Shutdown fails with 100% cpu load when auto-complete over LDAP is used
  • Fixed: 438927 – ###!!! ASSERTION: XPConnect is being called on a scope without a ‘Components’ property! (Thunderbird mail windows)
  • Fixed: 442222 – Update About > Credits for Thunderbird3
  • Fixed: 442730 – composition security options for encrypt should only be one menu item (with checkbox) like signing
  • Fixed: 450710 – Mail account auto-configuration via a database of ISP configs fetched via HTTP
  • Fixed: 455038 – The spinner should disappear when not spinning
  • Fixed: 456840 – messagereader: allow easy removing of contact from address book
  • Fixed: 457304 – Edit contact overlay doesn’t display the address the message was sent to
  • Fixed: 457882 – News (nntp) option “ask me before downloading …” is ignored
  • Fixed: 459045 – very first notification is empty
  • Fixed: 462578 – Implement Quick Search option “Subject, Sender or Recipient” (Subject, From, To, CC or BCC) to allow filtering for full conversations with a contact easily
  • Fixed: 465138 – New message-reader UI elements in header pane need to be customizable
  • Fixed: 471312 – Cosmetic and font issues with the Shredder message header block
  • Fixed: 472076 – Changing the layout view when seeing a single message on a tab cause weird behaviors
  • Fixed: 473038 – Hack around bug 456311 for Tb3
  • Fixed: 473214 – add an archive menu item to thread pane context menu
  • Fixed: 478989 – Show conversation in tab
  • Fixed: 480470 – Customize toolbar should have button for “Archive”
  • Fixed: 480533 – “know your rights” is not findable
  • Fixed: 484656 – cannot post news messages (for one account only)
  • Fixed: 488454 – new icons for compose window toolbar for aero
  • Fixed: 489001 – archive is not disabled for .eml files (which is should be until it can work)
  • Fixed: 489406 – No error and no action when clicking on zero sized attachments
  • Fixed: 489609 – Show whole subject – Wrap subject in message pane (long subjects not wrapped)
  • Fixed: 490103 – Clean up autoconfig CSS
  • Fixed: 490430 – [autoconfiguration] can’t create the account because incoming server already exists (creating two accounts on same server fails)
  • Fixed: 490817 – Add about:rights link to Thunderbird’s about:license page.
  • Fixed: 491202 – [autoconfig] No fallback for secure authentication failure on secure connections during account verification
  • Fixed: 491294 – Updated appearance for folders
  • Fixed: 491494 – drive content policy changes security review
  • Fixed: 492739 – Smart folders – (only) inbox doesn’t use l10n string in smart folders tree
  • Fixed: 493399 – Activity Manager: UI fails over with really long things in the activity list
  • Fixed: 493719 – The inline “Edit Contact” dialog shows a vertical line
  • Fixed: 494430 – Threadpane column icons not centered in new Windows XP theme
  • Fixed: 494777 – New mail indicator for feeds has poor contrast
  • Fixed: 497338 – After upgrade, folders whose view mode was set to “Unread” display “0” instead.
  • Fixed: 498141 – Close Window On Delete Preference No Longer Works
  • Fixed: 499543 – Message header and attachment box can display on top of the statusbar
  • Fixed: 503312 – selected message in the message list doesn’t show as blue when it has keyboard focus
  • Fixed: 504028 – installer has to consider renamed mozjs.dll for mozilla-central
  • Fixed: 505558 – About dialog too narrow for localized TB3.0b3 builds
  • Fixed: 506632 – starting up in special folder mode results in blank folder pane
  • Fixed: 507017 – Top of the folder pane looks weird if scrolled
  • Fixed: 507392 – remove moveToAlertPosition() usage
  • Fixed: 507508 – Modify Tango icon for Sent folder to match new Send button in composition toolbar
  • Fixed: 507593 – Windows/Linux new mail alert onclick broken when a message tab is displayed
  • Fixed: 507595 – More vista styled appearance for the address book
  • Fixed: 508548 – Crumbled paper as a metaphor for junk is hard to recognize
  • Fixed: 509044 – text beside icons in default mail toolbar
  • Fixed: 509258 – Update theme icon.png and preview.pngs for 3.0
  • Fixed: 509268 – Attachment icon is big compared to the other elements
  • Fixed: 509748 – Message list for Inbox blanks until manually selecting another folder to view (IMAP folder, after “Compact”)
  • Fixed: 510643 – Thread pane is cleared after rebuild-index of local mail folder
  • Fixed: 511417 – Attachment reminder should not search signatures
  • Fixed: 511780 – Archiving does not always place the messages in the correct account’s Archive folder (Archive shouldn’t use X-Account-Key: header, at least when account is not Global Inbox owner)
  • Fixed: 511924 – Need option/preference/some way to avoid changing default values for combined “reply” dropdown button in new header (to make “reply (to sender)” the default instead of “reply all” for many recipients)
  • Fixed: 512036 – Multiple references in message header causes scrollbar issues
  • Fixed: 512916 – Split out mailTabType into its own file.
  • Fixed: 513012 – deleting an IMAP subfolder leaves the folder visible
  • Fixed: 513841 – improve the look of tags in the message header and search results
  • Fixed: 514850 – Ignore contents of forwarded mail that lacked attachment in attachment detection
  • Fixed: 515031 – Wrong message number and complete percent when indexing IMAP All Mail folder
  • Fixed: 515218 – “Open in Folder” in search doesn’t respect tab/window pref
  • Fixed: 515422 – Make sure the autoconfig window is usable with any OS theme colors
  • Fixed: 515479 – remove mail accounts from old account wizard for TB
  • Fixed: 515499 – Aero smileys
  • Fixed: 515587 – Spurious scroll bars in message header due to wacky overflow-y
  • Fixed: 515599 – Improve wording of insecureCleartext.description
  • Fixed: 515650 – [faceted search]: clicking on the “None” value of a facet does nothing
  • Fixed: 515713 – reply-all to email that has a newsgroup header as well is broken
  • Fixed: 515715 – Migration UI for toolbar customization after bug 474523 has landed
  • Fixed: 515723 – [faceted search] glodaFacetView.facets.mode.top.moreLabel should support plurals
  • Fixed: 515733 – [faceted search] split “Top 10 messages out of 400” differently for localization
  • Fixed: 515801 – [faceted search]: cross-platform styling improvements on results page
  • Fixed: 515908 – [faceted search]: Empty results page needs some love
  • Fixed: 515927 – Marking message as not spam doesn’t clear deleted flag from message
  • Fixed: 515966 – Message Filter Dialog menulist missing some icons
  • Fixed: 515998 – [faceted search] hardcoded commas in message recipients list.
  • Fixed: 516170 – [faceted search] need better understandability of the faceting controls
  • Fixed: 516261 – [faceted search] further improvements to search results look&feel
  • Fixed: 516277 – [faceted search]: header area can suffer from overlap
  • Fixed: 516322 – Often, the first compose window breaks on initialization
  • Fixed: 516327 – Closing compose window with customize panel open should clean it up for recycling
  • Fixed: 516353 – “Get New Messages for > All accounts” is missing
  • Fixed: 516384 – [Vista] New toolbar button icon improvements
  • Fixed: 516652 – uninitialized vars in destructor for searchbar widget
  • Fixed: 516676 – “require all/any” button looks different from the other buttons
  • Fixed: 516680 – [faceted search] Add keyboard navigation capabilities to new search
  • Fixed: 516776 – Make it possible for browser elements to navigate through links/pages
  • Fixed: 516860 – Using stars for NEW messages and starred messages is confusing.
  • Fixed: 516863 – Need to package nssdbm3.chk on 1.9.1 too, now
  • Fixed: 516884 – High-level UI to control major feature changes between TB2 and TB3
  • Fixed: 516923 – Some folders do not appear in Smart folder view
  • Fixed: 517036 – Disable autocomplete in search field if one of the quick-search modes is selected.
  • Fixed: 517081 – [faceted search] message result display should coalesce messages with the same message-id header
  • Fixed: 517087 – Message tabs/windows without a backing view shouldn’t depend on the message’s folder to provide the view
  • Fixed: 517134 – Per-server newsgroup filters do not work
  • Fixed: 517171 – need to clean up inactive controls in autoconfig window
  • Fixed: 517198 – Compact doesn’t expunge messages with IMAP deleted flag (CONDSTORE supported IMAP with “mark as deleted” model)
  • Fixed: 517200 – [faceted search] Can’t remove quick filter after switching from an active traditional Quicksearch filter to “Search all messages” (can cause blank message list although no filter set)
  • Fixed: 517244 – collapsing folder pane doesn’t persist tab switches
  • Fixed: 517266 – bug in errUtils.js: logEvent
  • Fixed: 517326 – momo-vm-osx-leopard-04 ‘B’ box is red since my ‘september 17th 2009 07:35:03’ push
  • Fixed: 517449 – [faceted search] Suggested string changes for search
  • Fixed: 517466 – Thunderbird keeps downloading 100+ messages on startup it has *already* downloaded (Gmail IMAP)
  • Fixed: 517467 – Group by/Sort by date is broken
  • Fixed: 517489 – Accidental opening of hundreds of tabs really hard to undo
  • Fixed: 517607 – errorHook: tabmail.setTabtitle is not a function@chrome://messenger/content/specialTabs.js.100
  • Fixed: 517617 – Message filters: folder flyout selector fails to open
  • Fixed: 517723 – Shredder “Empty Trash” on top of Trash tree does nothing in Smart-Folder view
  • Fixed: 517753 – loading altered encrypted message gives you a blank page, no message (GetLoadedMessage is not defined)
  • Fixed: 517759 – search dialog folder selection dropdown – folder icons missing
  • Fixed: 518106 – change crumbled paper to flame for junk column
  • Fixed: 518128 – hang on saved search, group by sort, views that does not mach any msg
  • Fixed: 518160 – [faceted search] Can’t click through to messages without a subject
  • Fixed: 518171 – quick account setup breaks if you hit stop (Error: host is undefined)
  • Fixed: 518187 – icon fixes for account central
  • Fixed: 518188 – Body search term not available in Search Messages when “in” is an account
  • Fixed: 518337 – Recent changes broke accessibility labels for “from”, “subject” etc. fields when reading messages
  • Fixed: 518558 – [autoconfig] Autoconfig is available ONLY in first startup
  • Fixed: 518586 – Get Mail toolbar button not display “get all new messages” item after customising toolbar
  • Fixed: 518638 – Icon and text inconsistencies for toolbar and message header area
  • Fixed: 518694 – [faceted search] clean layout and spinner progress for searches that take a while
  • Fixed: 518753 – Search bar doesn’t remember setting in new windows
  • Fixed: 518918 – Thunderbird 3pre high memory and consuming 100%CPU making mail nearly unusable
  • Fixed: 518944 – [faceted search] remove the all / or choices from the auto-complete entry
  • Fixed: 518946 – [faceted search] remove (or improve) the ORing of terms choice from the search results
  • Fixed: 519041 – Implement context menu for contentTabs
  • Fixed: 519051 – [faceted search] sidebar don’t go all the way down if few searches found
  • Fixed: 519116 – There are no percentages in font-weight
  • Fixed: 519118 – should be able to copy newsgroup link from message header
  • Fixed: 519184 – “Exception: gFolderDisplay.selectedMessageUris is null” when clearing the message pane
  • Fixed: 519192 – Fix up context menu for gloda search results list tab – can’t move, copy, tag, mark messages etc
  • Fixed: 519215 – [faceted search] Can’t get “not involving” filter criteria back into the search by clicking on them
  • Fixed: 519253 – [faceted search] timeline widget has slid over
  • Fixed: 519280 – [faceted search] more obvious click target
  • Fixed: 519377 – Follow Firefox’s lead and use “About Thunderbird” instead of “About Mozilla Thunderbird” in the menu
  • Fixed: 519413 – Text beside icons doesn’t work in address book and compose windows.
  • Fixed: 519429 – Customize toolbar is broken
  • Fixed: 519502 – larger trash button in the multi-message view
  • Fixed: 519505 – default mac to small icons in toolbar
  • Fixed: 519546 – new default toolbar: labels need left padding in Icons beside Text mode
  • Fixed: 519580 – Use new Thunderbird Icon
  • Fixed: 519607 – Restore default set in toolbar customization doesn’t do size and mode correctly
  • Fixed: 519667 – Thunderbird no longer needs to ship a separate license.html
  • Fixed: 519669 – Thread summary head panel buttons fire their actions when right-clicking on them.
  • Fixed: 519688 – (Message header) When option “Show icons and text” is ON, “Archive” and “Junk” buttons are too big of other buttons
  • Fixed: 519689 – In summary collapsed threads mode, when subject of thread is small buttons are overflow
  • Fixed: 519736 – cloning virtual folder views leaks
  • Fixed: 519809 – [faceted search] too long attachment names result in overlapping or truncated text and odd line breaks
  • Fixed: 519822 – polish tweaks for the header button box on mac
  • Fixed: 519951 – Closing a contentTab leaks an nsBrowserStatusFilter and others
  • Fixed: 519958 – makeFriendlyDateAgo improperly l10n’ified
  • Fixed: 519961 – Warning: XUL box for hbox element contained an inline img child when opening addressbook
  • Fixed: 520409 – superbad UI performance, fairly unresponsive while Compact Folders plus indexing
  • Fixed: 520457 – Customize Toolbar leads to doubled account list in menu File > Get new Mail
  • Fixed: 520706 – Attachment checker doesn’t work with CJK keyword
  • Fixed: 520764 – gFolderTree.unload takes filename to save status to, but does not use it!
  • Fixed: 520770 – Select-All doesn’t work in 3-pane tab
  • Fixed: 520788 – autoconfig with bogus username/password alerts about “this folder is being processed”
  • Fixed: 520797 – In compose message, missing “Display Name” for accounts’ from-identities in Sender dropdown
  • Fixed: 520819 – header colors are too dark
  • Fixed: 520971 – Aero – Spell-check toolbar button moves/shifts/jumps upwards on hover
  • Fixed: 521000 – Port generate-snippet-ab-CD to mail/locale/Makefile
  • Fixed: 521334 – Nit: Improve header pane metrics (e.g. “other actions” button too big, fix right alignment, reduce vertical space)
  • Fixed: 521478 – Clicking new mail notification opens a new tab
  • Fixed: 521573 – Cannot create “Blogs & News Feed” or “Newsgroup” account
  • Fixed: 521603 – Indexing breaks when there is no idle service support – Remote X session
  • Fixed: 521813 – fix rss icons in the folder view
  • Fixed: 521928 – Other actions button needs to shed focus or stopPropagation or both
  • Fixed: 521955 – Can’t edit server settings when check is cancelled
  • Fixed: 522014 – clear icon is windows style
  • Fixed: 522019 – thunderbird shows blocked content when composing reply
  • Fixed: 522020 – Need vista specific icons for address book sources
  • Fixed: 522096 – [autoconfig] wrong popup on Username in account test
  • Fixed: 522242 – Folder properties dialog (folderProps.xul) is not extendable
  • Fixed: 522598 – Finalize padding for text-beside toolbar buttons
  • Fixed: 523254 – possibly fallback to always showing reply to sender as default
  • Fixed: 523303 – [faceted search] Changing sort order in gloda search results doesn’t
  • Fixed: 523803 – Star Icon used in Message list pane is too big
  • Fixed: 524266 – TB3.0b4: Expanding threaded messages causes crash
  • Fixed: 524428 – “thunderbird -compose attachment=file://…” fails to send if the attachment file url is encoded
  • Fixed: 524437 – Update files with locales to include in the Thunderbird 3.0 RC1 build
  • Fixed: 524443 – Windows XP theme inconsistencies
  • Fixed: 524667 – “Close other tabs” only closes alternate tabs
  • Fixed: 524800 – Clicking the Website link in feed article message header does nothing (NS_ERROR_MALFORMED_URI)
  • Fixed: 525208 – No need to ship a EULA in the app any more
  • Fixed: 525232 – make use of golden colored attachment icon in message header list on Aero
  • Fixed: 525302 – Workaround for bug 525225 / bug 492645
  • Fixed: 525419 – DBViewWrapper.clone does not noteCuriosity for cloned search/synthetic (gloda-backed) views
  • Fixed: 525532 – reply all is shown when your email is in wrong case
  • Fixed: 525621 – New OS/2 icon for Thunderbird
  • Fixed: 525646 – Mass delete of messages resulted in massive memory usage
  • Fixed: 525718 – From header misaligned when adding the first tag/removing the last tag
  • Fixed: 525763 – Exception “cannot convert JavaScript arg 0” in search.xml while closing a 3pane window
  • Fixed: 525832 – (Message Header) Windows XP theme inconsisten signed message icon
  • Fixed: 525948 – Quick Search option “Subject, To, or Cc filter” inconsistent after restart
  • Fixed: 526473 – Global Search Results: Can’t filter using people/accounts/folders etc
  • Fixed: 526909 – pinstripe smime icons looks very old-style
  • Fixed: 527018 – Attachment reminder does not works with Greek (and other non-latin)keywords
  • Fixed: 527088 – Reply to list icon is missing in Windows XP with small icons
  • Fixed: 527198 – No need to include dictionary in license packs
  • Fixed: 527324 – [account autoconfig]When I create a new account tb stay in “checking password…” indefinitely
  • Fixed: 527616 – message without a Date header leaves header pane in broken state
  • Fixed: 527664 – Remote content is no longer blocked
  • Fixed: 527783 – Thunderbird credits changes
  • Fixed: 527888 – [faceted search] Make results page a little less painfully wrong in rtl
  • Fixed: 527922 – Right-clicking in a content tab on a link opens the link in a browser
  • Fixed: 528463 – nsIAbDirectory iid need to be changed
  • Fixed: 528583 – Version number not placed in Windows Add/Remove system (non-en-US builds)
  • Fixed: 528690 – Shouldn’t be possible to move message to virtual folder
  • Fixed: 528758 – FIPS mode broken in RC1 on Windows
  • Fixed: 529071 – Message Menu -> Copy To and Move To don’t show sub-folders (Mac only)
  • Fixed: 529235 – Unable to open additional dictionary download page from spell-checker dialog
  • Fixed: 529995 – startup crash [@ columnName] in sqlite

MailNews Core: (86)

  • Fixed: 130442 – Crash in [@ nsNntpCacheStreamListener::OnStartRequest(nsIRequest*, nsISupports*)] closing stand-alone windows.
  • Fixed: 222388 – Set initial SMTP server choice to “Always Use Default SMTP Server” instead of specific SMTP server which is set as “Default” when account definition
  • Fixed: 311774 – Newsgroup unread counts don’t reflect filter actions
  • Fixed: 368415 – if you only download message headers, mails which are recognised as junk (spam) lose their “junk” status if you download their content
  • Fixed: 373573 – SMTP server dropdown doesn’t play nicely with Use Default Server
  • Fixed: 440236 – crash after connection lost [@ nsMsgDatabase::GetTableCreateIfMissing(char const*, char const*, nsIMdbTable**, unsigned int&, unsigned int&)]
  • Fixed: 447927 – Additional Email field of address book entries not included in address autocompletion
  • Fixed: 455714 – nsIAbCollection::getCardFromProperty and nsIAbCollection::cardForEmailAddress should be able to return multiple cards
  • Fixed: 461117 – Implement new keyboard shortcut for Paste as Quotation (Now that CTRL+SHIFT+V is for Paste Without Formatting)
  • Fixed: 463116 – Re-implement runtest.pl for leak and bloat tests in python.
  • Fixed: 465618 – gloda deleted message processing logic is not purging messages
  • Fixed: 472764 – gloda full-text search always uses SQLite’s porter stemmer without regard to effective locale, etc.
  • Fixed: 474790 – mails with References: to itself break threading in thunderbird mailnews DB view backend
  • Fixed: 480090 – Crash when sending email after being in offline mode [@ morkRowObject::CloseRowObject(morkEnv*)] – [@ nsMsgOfflineImapOperation::SetCopiesToDB – nsMsgOfflineImapOperation::Release]
  • Fixed: 480942 – Cannot Set Unix Mailspool Account As Default
  • Fixed: 483329 – gloda indexer onAnnouncerGoingAway handler does not cleanup sufficiently
  • Fixed: 484639 – gloda should not index junk messages
  • Fixed: 487992 – File size of offline store of IMAP folder increases upon each “Rebuild Index”
  • Fixed: 494014 – shutdown hang, high cpu, no open imap connections
  • Fixed: 494764 – Conditional jump or move depends on uninitialised value at nsNNTPProtocol::ParseURL()
  • Fixed: 495572 – gloda should explicitly handle compaction
  • Fixed: 497598 – hang on shutdown appending msg to imap folder via a filter
  • Fixed: 498493 – gloda error (labeled as warning): Got impossible folder ID
  • Fixed: 505949 – Junk folder on Local Folders not created and possible data loss
  • Fixed: 506726 – “No Feed Summary” warning is obnoxious for rss entries with no summaries
  • Fixed: 508001 – Mac Trace-malloc leak regression of approx 30k after landing of dock icon changes/Investigate replacing RestoreApplicationDockTileImage
  • Fixed: 508978 – VirtualFolderChangeListener should defer notifications, only periodically commit
  • Fixed: 509163 – SeaMonkey 2 beta dock icon (showing new emails) does not reset
  • Fixed: 510703 – NEW Message filters are created with garbage names
  • Fixed: 512917 – gloda needs to mark some messages as damaged and never try and index them
  • Fixed: 513315 – crash [@ nsScriptSecurityManager::GetCurrentJSContext()]
  • Fixed: 514504 – Gloda: messages for which the clean bit hasn’t been committed yet can be indexed in both event and sweep modes
  • Fixed: 515316 – Retention policy settings of folders are altered to an other folder’s setting when “Use my account settings” of a different folder is changed
  • Fixed: 515397 – Move messengerdnd.js to suite/
  • Fixed: 515614 – Inconsistent representation of “All” for new autosync_max_age_days preference
  • Fixed: 515842 – Make labels for IMAP autosync policies more descriptive to avoid mixup with retention settings
  • Fixed: 515847 – [SeaMonkey] xpcshell-tests: 11 failures since ‘asutherland Wed Sep 09 18:15:56 2009 -0700’ major import
  • Fixed: 515855 – Gloda depends on chrome://messenger/ string-bundle, breaks in seamonkey
  • Fixed: 516624 – Potential gloda db inconsistency from use of gloda-id property without checking dirty state
  • Fixed: 516858 – c-central + m-central MacOSX builds fail to compile after m-c changeset 32506 : 9c3a70ea7acf
  • Fixed: 517256 – Autosync sometimes quits
  • Fixed: 518403 – Need extra carriage return at top of message if “include signature for replies” is disabled while sig position is “below my reply”
  • Fixed: 518565 – crash [@nsMsgFilterList::LoadTextFilters(nsIInputStream*) ]
  • Fixed: 518667 – crash [@ nsImapMailFolder::UpdateFolderWithListener(nsIMsgWindow*, nsIUrlListener*)]
  • Fixed: 518674 – startup crash [@ nsLocalURI2Path(char const*, char const*, nsCString&)]
  • Fixed: 518678 – archive crash [@ nsMsgLocalMailFolder::EndMessage(unsigned int)]
  • Fixed: 518686 – crash [@ nsMsgI18NConvertToUnicode(char const*, nsCString const&, nsAString_internal&, int)]
  • Fixed: 518702 – Synchronization and indexing done continuously, repeatedly (imap message fetch)
  • Fixed: 519507 – Crashes in [@fastcopy_I]
  • Fixed: 519797 – [Gmail] Thunderbird creates spurious Trash folder (autoconfig doesn’t generate mail.server.serverN.trash_folder_name, then root-level Trash is created by existence check of trash folder even though [Gmail]/Trash is already used as trash folder)
  • Fixed: 519801 – compacting imap offline stores can cause message fetches
  • Fixed: 519979 – move/deletes of large number of imap messages slow
  • Fixed: 520172 – gloda indexer stringifies MessagesByMessageIdCallback results for debug even when not in debug mode
  • Fixed: 520432 – Personal vcard editing shouldn’t have a “photo” tab.
  • Fixed: 520459 – MsgHdrToMimeMessage: headers for MIME subparts not populated
  • Fixed: 520476 – Pick up latest LDAP c-sdk fixes
  • Fixed: 520977 – Dock icon doesn’t reset when it gets to zero unread messages.
  • Fixed: 521134 – pendingRemoval flag set by autosync constraints, but not cleared
  • Fixed: 521192 – Unable to update due to “Update XML file malformed (200)” – 1.9.3 based builds.
  • Fixed: 522211 – Set-up comm-1.9.1 branch
  • Fixed: 522233 – Crash [@ nsImapMailFolder::ParseAdoptedMsgLine(char const*, unsigned int, int, nsIImapUrl*)]
  • Fixed: 522327 – crash clicking Go Back in search results [@ nsMsgDBView::NavigateFromPos(int, unsigned int, unsigned int*, unsigned int*, unsigned int*, int)]
  • Fixed: 522342 – Allow JS/UI code to list other users with access to the folder (list full ACL)
  • Fixed: 522357 – test_compactOfflineStore.js hangs for a long time – Not enough arguments [nsIMsgImapMailFolder.markPendingRemoval]
  • Fixed: 522445 – Adjust client.py for handling the creation of the 1.9.1 branch
  • Fixed: 523114 – reindex crash [@ nsImapMailFolder::ParseAdoptedMsgLine(char const*, unsigned int, int, nsIImapUrl*)]
  • Fixed: 523343 – [faceted search] results list crash [@ nsMsgDBView::MarkThreadRead(nsIMsgThread*, unsigned int, nsTArray<unsigned int>&, int)]
  • Fixed: 523447 – Limit nsMsgWindow to being an nsIURIContentListener on the message pane docshell only.
  • Fixed: 523809 – crash while moving messages [@nsMsgDBView::GetThreadRootIndex(nsIMsgDBHdr*) ]
  • Fixed: 524064 – crash [@memmove | nsTArray_base::ShiftData(unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int) ]
  • Fixed: 524673 – crash [@memmove | nsTArray_base::ShiftData(unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int) ]
  • Fixed: 525052 – crash running filter [@ nsMsgFilterService::ApplyFilters(int, nsIArray*, nsIMsgFolder*, nsIMsgWindow*)]
  • Fixed: 525842 – Going offline tries to synchronize saved search folders with IMAP server
  • Fixed: 527109 – handle non ‘/’ hierarchy delimiters during first time xlist special folder discovery
  • Fixed: 527315 – Unsolicited capabilities in tagged IMAP responses not correctly parsed, last token not recognized
  • Fixed: 527405 – Post commit error
  • Fixed: 527629 – Manual filters no longer are allowed on deferred-from servers
  • Fixed: 527679 – gloda indexing does not properly handle undone message deletions
  • Fixed: 527687 – msgsClassified event may fire multiple times for a single message
  • Fixed: 527834 – gloda indexes junk in IMAP accounts even though it shouldn’t
  • Fixed: 527836 – imap not setting public namespace from prefs correctly
  • Fixed: 527950 – In filter list editor, Local Folders sometimes shows wrong filter list
  • Fixed: 528169 – gloda.indexer error: “Unknown job type: undefined” when sending new mail
  • Fixed: 528413 – sed used in non-portable way in configure-related — breaks on Solaris 10
  • Fixed: 529684 – Gloda indexer hangs if it needs to initiate a local folder reparse [Error: this.callbackDriver is not a function]
  • Fixed: 530063 – Interfaces changed without changing iid

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2009-11-22 Calendar 1.0 builds

Current Sunbird (0.9) | Last planned Sunbird (1.0 Beta 1) | Previous releases | Mercurial source bundles (mozilla-central & comm-central)

Common (excluding Website bugs): (12)

  • Fixed: 350845 – Implement relevant parameter methods (enumerate, exists, set)
  • Fixed: 392194 – Incorrect time and shadow is shown when draging an event in week/day view
  • Fixed: 411540 – No dialog asking to save event if mouse is used to quit Calendar
  • Fixed: 413847 – Timezone preference changes require restart to take effect
  • Fixed: 494140 – Multiple reminders,relations,attachments created by modifying repeating event
  • Fixed: 523987 – Dismissing alarms doesn’t work with Provider for Google Calendar
  • Fixed: 526172 – Rename communicator-overlay-preferences.xul to suite-overlay-preferences.xul
  • Fixed: 527057 – Port |Bug 519357 – Only load known binary components from app directory| to comm-central
  • Fixed: 527065 – create Lightning build servers for comm-central/mozilla-central repository
  • Fixed: 528506 – In the SeaMonkey Default Theme Account Central pane, the icon in the “create new calendar” row is misaligned.
  • Fixed: 528540 – Adjust comm-central version numbers to distinguish builds from comm-1.9.1 and comm-central
  • Fixed: 529945 – Build problems on Linux and W32

Outstanding bugs (marked blocking-calendar1.0+) with [needed beta] in whiteboard: (2)

  • Since 2009-11-17: 529326 – Create indexes for the local calendar cache
  • Since 2009-11-20: 530096 – Tracking bug for Sunbird/Lightning 1.0[ab]1 release

One can get the latest Lightning .xpis here.

Sunbird builds:

Windows builds Official Windows, Official Windows installer

Linux builds Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds Official Mac (Universal binary)

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2009-11-22 Thunderbird Trunk builds

Previous TB pre-release – Beta 3 | Current TB pre-release – Beta 4 | Previous releases | Mercurial source bundles (mozilla-central & comm-central)

Thunderbird 3 RC1 build candidates are being generated during this period for testing, see this page.

The following lists include both bugs that are being fixed in TB3 final as well as bugs fixed in the next version of Thunderbird (3.0.x or 3.1?).

Thunderbird-specific: (34)

  • Fixed: 364376 – Not all Message header fields are focusable by <tab> (Keyboard accessability)
  • Fixed: 381253 – icon for signed mail (Enigmail & S/MIME) is ugly, was much better in thunderbird 1.5
  • Fixed: 489609 – Show whole subject – Wrap subject in message pane (long subjects not wrapped)
  • Fixed: 493399 – Activity Manager: UI fails over with really long things in the activity list
  • Fixed: 515499 – Aero smileys
  • Fixed: 515650 – [faceted search]: clicking on the “None” value of a facet does nothing
  • Fixed: 516776 – Make it possible for browser elements to navigate through links/pages
  • Fixed: 516912 – faceted search/message/any tabs broken by bug 516237
  • Fixed: 518337 – Recent changes broke accessibility labels for “from”, “subject” etc. fields when reading messages
  • Fixed: 520408 – Junk virtual folder show full imap folder hierarchy
  • Fixed: 520409 – superbad UI performance, fairly unresponsive while Compact Folders plus indexing
  • Fixed: 520797 – In compose message, missing “Display Name” for accounts’ from-identities in Sender dropdown
  • Fixed: 521603 – Indexing breaks when there is no idle service support – Remote X session
  • Fixed: 524437 – Update files with locales to include in the Thunderbird 3.0 RC1 build
  • Fixed: 524667 – “Close other tabs” only closes alternate tabs
  • Fixed: 525302 – Workaround for bug 525225 / bug 492645
  • Fixed: 525948 – Quick Search option “Subject, To, or Cc filter” inconsistent after restart
  • Fixed: 526292 – View–>Headers–All overfill all message pane preview
  • Fixed: 527018 – Attachment reminder does not works with Greek (and other non-latin)keywords
  • Fixed: 527198 – No need to include dictionary in license packs
  • Fixed: 527324 – [account autoconfig]When I create a new account tb stay in “checking password…” indefinitely
  • Fixed: 527616 – message without a Date header leaves header pane in broken state
  • Fixed: 527664 – Remote content is no longer blocked
  • Fixed: 527783 – Thunderbird credits changes
  • Fixed: 527888 – [faceted search] Make results page a little less painfully wrong in rtl
  • Fixed: 527922 – Right-clicking in a content tab on a link opens the link in a browser
  • Fixed: 528463 – nsIAbDirectory iid need to be changed
  • Fixed: 528583 – Version number not placed in Windows Add/Remove system (non-en-US builds)
  • Fixed: 528690 – Shouldn’t be possible to move message to virtual folder
  • Fixed: 528758 – FIPS mode broken in RC1 on Windows
  • Fixed: 529057 – Fix build bustage after bug 515051 land
  • Fixed: 529071 – Message Menu -> Copy To and Move To don’t show sub-folders (Mac only)
  • Fixed: 529235 – Unable to open additional dictionary download page from spell-checker dialog
  • Fixed: 529995 – startup crash [@ columnName] in sqlite

MailNews Core: (25)

  • Fixed: 168186 – “max_cached_connections” pref doesn’t stick
  • Fixed: 383489 – IMAP code touches the pref service from off the main thread
  • Fixed: 459693 – Eliminate nsFileSpec and nsIFileSpec (references) from MailNews
  • Fixed: 505072 – If <meta … content=”text/html; charset=GB2312″> exists in HTML mail source, HTML mail of Content-Type:text/html;charset=UTF-8(HTML data is encoded in UTF-8, probably converted) is displayed using GB2312
  • Fixed: 513249 – [SeaMonkey 2.1] Wrong text encoding for html mail in non-utf encoding (charset in <meta> tag is always used in HTML rendering, although decoder returns in UTF-8)
  • Fixed: 518678 – archive crash [@ nsMsgLocalMailFolder::EndMessage(unsigned int)]
  • Fixed: 520172 – gloda indexer stringifies MessagesByMessageIdCallback results for debug even when not in debug mode
  • Fixed: 521618 – Port |Bug 520339 – Remove leftovers from MOZ_COMPONENTLIB| to comm-central
  • Fixed: 522713 – Port |Bug 448602 – Have a way to enumerate event listeners| to comm-central (apps)
  • Fixed: 524349 – Port |Bug 517417 – access violation: while compiling xulrunner tries to test for Mercurial repositories above its build dir| to comm-central
  • Fixed: 525331 – use gcc-4.2 by default for Mac OS X trunk
  • Fixed: 527235 – ^L characters in comm-central source cause parsing errors with DXR
  • Fixed: 527315 – Unsolicited capabilities in tagged IMAP responses not correctly parsed, last token not recognized
  • Fixed: 527405 – Post commit error
  • Fixed: 527629 – Manual filters no longer are allowed on deferred-from servers
  • Fixed: 527679 – gloda indexing does not properly handle undone message deletions
  • Fixed: 527687 – msgsClassified event may fire multiple times for a single message
  • Fixed: 527834 – gloda indexes junk in IMAP accounts even though it shouldn’t
  • Fixed: 527836 – imap not setting public namespace from prefs correctly
  • Fixed: 527950 – In filter list editor, Local Folders sometimes shows wrong filter list
  • Fixed: 528169 – gloda.indexer error: “Unknown job type: undefined” when sending new mail
  • Fixed: 528413 – sed used in non-portable way in configure-related — breaks on Solaris 10
  • Fixed: 529668 – test_getNewsMessage.js fails after bug 515051 check in (Stream listener registered in a network request channel eats JS error messages)
  • Fixed: 529684 – Gloda indexer hangs if it needs to initiate a local folder reparse [Error: this.callbackDriver is not a function]
  • Fixed: 530063 – Interfaces changed without changing iid

Outstanding bugs (marked blocking-thunderbird3+ with Target Milestone of Thunderbird 3.0rc1): (1)

  • Since 2009-10-26: 524432 – Tracking bug for build and release of Thunderbird 3.0 RC1 (3.0rc1)

Windows builds Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion)

Linux builds Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds Official Mac (Universal binary)

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2009-11-07 Sunbird 1.0 builds

Current Sunbird (0.9) | Last planned Sunbird (1.0 Beta 1) | Previous releases | Mercurial source bundles (mozilla-central & comm-central)

Common (excluding Website bugs): (11)

  • Fixed: 468846 – Recurring all day event -> duplicate event created after editing a single all day event
  • Fixed: 470430 – Upgrade 0.3.1 to 0.9/1.0pre fails [Error: Upgrade failed! DB Error: duplicate column name: is_organizer]
  • Fixed: 493304 – Scrolling more than necessary to bottom needs hidden upscroll until pane scrolls again
  • Fixed: 504029 – installer has to consider new mozjs.dll for mozilla-central after fixing 469654
  • Fixed: 517757 – Small calendar-statusbar.js cleanup
  • Fixed: 517805 – Move printDialog to calendar/base/content
  • Fixed: 518865 – Calendar Properties item missing from the SeaMonkey Edit menu.
  • Fixed: 521815 – Fix a few provider warnings
  • Fixed: 523621 – Update internal timezone database to version 2009p
  • Fixed: 523943 – Timezones Definitions needs SeaMonkey minimum correcting
  • Fixed: 526264 – ‘No timezones found’ error during startup, calendars not visible

No outstanding bugs (marked blocking-calendar1.0+) with [needed beta] in whiteboard.

One can get the latest Lightning .xpis here.

Sunbird builds:

Windows builds Official Windows, Official Windows installer

Linux builds Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds Official Mac (Universal binary)

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2009-11-07 Thunderbird comm-1.9.1 builds

Previous TB pre-release – Beta 3 | Current TB pre-release – Beta 4 | Previous releases | Mercurial source bundles (mozilla-central & comm-central)

comm-central has branched – Thunderbird 3 will be released off the comm-1.9.1 branch.

Thunderbird-specific: (54)

  • Fixed: 248681 – Add backend support for ability to toggle “Reply”/”Reply to All” in Composer
  • Fixed: 281877 – Thunderbird doesn’t have “Copy Image” on context menu
  • Fixed: 304190 – New unread count of saved searches is 2x the actual messages.
  • Fixed: 442222 – Update About > Credits for Thunderbird3
  • Fixed: 450710 – Mail account auto-configuration via a database of ISP configs fetched via HTTP
  • Fixed: 457882 – News (nntp) option “ask me before downloading …” is ignored
  • Fixed: 473038 – Hack around bug 456311 for Tb3
  • Fixed: 490817 – Add about:rights link to Thunderbird’s about:license page.
  • Fixed: 491202 – [autoconfig] No fallback for secure authentication failure on secure connections during account verification
  • Fixed: 491294 – Updated appearance for folders
  • Fixed: 498141 – Close Window On Delete Preference No Longer Works
  • Fixed: 507508 – Modify Tango icon for Sent folder to match new Send button in composition toolbar
  • Fixed: 510643 – Thread pane is cleared after rebuild-index of local mail folder
  • Fixed: 514850 – Ignore contents of forwarded mail that lacked attachment in attachment detection
  • Fixed: 515031 – Wrong message number and complete percent when indexing IMAP All Mail folder
  • Fixed: 515218 – “Open in Folder” in search doesn’t respect tab/window pref
  • Fixed: 516384 – [Vista] New toolbar button icon improvements
  • Fixed: 516680 – [faceted search] Add keyboard navigation capabilities to new search
  • Fixed: 517198 – Compact doesn’t expunge messages with IMAP deleted flag (CONDSTORE supported IMAP with “mark as deleted” model)
  • Fixed: 517200 – [faceted search] Can’t remove quick filter after switching from an active traditional Quicksearch filter to “Search all messages” (can cause blank message list although no filter set)
  • Fixed: 517467 – Group by/Sort by date is broken
  • Fixed: 517607 – errorHook: tabmail.setTabtitle is not a function@chrome://messenger/content/specialTabs.js.100
  • Fixed: 518128 – hang on saved search, group by sort, views that does not mach any msg
  • Fixed: 518753 – Search bar doesn’t remember setting in new windows
  • Fixed: 519192 – Fix up context menu for gloda search results list tab – can’t move, copy, tag, mark messages etc
  • Fixed: 519253 – [faceted search] timeline widget has slid over
  • Fixed: 519280 – [faceted search] more obvious click target
  • Fixed: 519667 – Thunderbird no longer needs to ship a separate license.html
  • Fixed: 519688 – (Message header) When option “Show icons and text” is ON, “Archive” and “Junk” buttons are too big of other buttons
  • Fixed: 521334 – Nit: Improve header pane metrics (e.g. “other actions” button too big, fix right alignment, reduce vertical space)
  • Fixed: 521478 – Clicking new mail notification opens a new tab
  • Fixed: 521928 – Other actions button needs to shed focus or stopPropagation or both
  • Fixed: 523067 – [faceted search] can’t open the mail from the searchlist
  • Fixed: 523254 – possibly fallback to always showing reply to sender as default
  • Fixed: 523303 – [faceted search] Changing sort order in gloda search results doesn’t
  • Fixed: 523803 – Star Icon used in Message list pane is too big
  • Fixed: 524246 – Password is cleared when we start over.
  • Fixed: 524266 – TB3.0b4: Expanding threaded messages causes crash
  • Fixed: 524428 – “thunderbird -compose attachment=file://…” fails to send if the attachment file url is encoded
  • Fixed: 524443 – Windows XP theme inconsistencies
  • Fixed: 524800 – Clicking the Website link in feed article message header does nothing (NS_ERROR_MALFORMED_URI)
  • Fixed: 525208 – No need to ship a EULA in the app any more
  • Fixed: 525232 – make use of golden colored attachment icon in message header list on Aero
  • Fixed: 525419 – DBViewWrapper.clone does not noteCuriosity for cloned search/synthetic (gloda-backed) views
  • Fixed: 525532 – reply all is shown when your email is in wrong case
  • Fixed: 525621 – New OS/2 icon for Thunderbird
  • Fixed: 525646 – Mass delete of messages resulted in massive memory usage
  • Fixed: 525718 – From header misaligned when adding the first tag/removing the last tag
  • Fixed: 525763 – Exception “cannot convert JavaScript arg 0” in search.xml while closing a 3pane window
  • Fixed: 525832 – (Message Header) Windows XP theme inconsisten signed message icon
  • Fixed: 526473 – Global Search Results: Can’t filter using people/accounts/folders etc
  • Fixed: 526909 – pinstripe smime icons looks very old-style
  • Fixed: 526995 – [Autoconfig] msgWindow is undefined
  • Fixed: 527088 – Reply to list icon is missing in Windows XP with small icons

MailNews Core: (20)

  • Fixed: 130442 – Crash in [@ nsNntpCacheStreamListener::OnStartRequest(nsIRequest*, nsISupports*)] closing stand-alone windows.
  • Fixed: 172104 – multiple subject headers causes different subject in thread pane than preview pane, defeats subject filtering, should use first subject
  • Fixed: 465618 – gloda deleted message processing logic is not purging messages
  • Fixed: 483329 – gloda indexer onAnnouncerGoingAway handler does not cleanup sufficiently
  • Fixed: 484639 – gloda should not index junk messages
  • Fixed: 495572 – gloda should explicitly handle compaction
  • Fixed: 498493 – gloda error (labeled as warning): Got impossible folder ID
  • Fixed: 512917 – gloda needs to mark some messages as damaged and never try and index them
  • Fixed: 514504 – Gloda: messages for which the clean bit hasn’t been committed yet can be indexed in both event and sweep modes
  • Fixed: 516624 – Potential gloda db inconsistency from use of gloda-id property without checking dirty state
  • Fixed: 522211 – Set-up comm-1.9.1 branch
  • Fixed: 523447 – Limit nsMsgWindow to being an nsIURIContentListener on the message pane docshell only.
  • Fixed: 523809 – crash while moving messages [@nsMsgDBView::GetThreadRootIndex(nsIMsgDBHdr*) ]
  • Fixed: 524064 – crash [@memmove | nsTArray_base::ShiftData(unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int) ]
  • Fixed: 524673 – crash [@memmove | nsTArray_base::ShiftData(unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int, unsigned int) ]
  • Fixed: 524682 – comm-central should pull Chatzilla from hg rather than CVS
  • Fixed: 525052 – crash running filter [@ nsMsgFilterService::ApplyFilters(int, nsIArray*, nsIMsgFolder*, nsIMsgWindow*)]
  • Fixed: 525842 – Going offline tries to synchronize saved search folders with IMAP server
  • Fixed: 526760 – Port Bug 519357 – Only load known binary components from app directory – to comm-central.
  • Fixed: 527109 – handle non ‘/’ hierarchy delimiters during first time xlist special folder discovery

Outstanding bugs (marked blocking-thunderbird3+ with Target Milestone of Thunderbird 3.0rc1): (7)

  • Since 2009-04-22: 489609 – Show whole subject – Wrap subject in message pane (long subjects not wrapped)
  • Since 2009-09-10: 515650 – [faceted search]: clicking on the “None” value of a facet does nothing
  • Since 2009-09-15: 516776 – Make it possible for browser elements to navigate through links/pages
  • Since 2009-09-23: 518337 – Recent changes broke accessibility labels for “from”, “subject” etc. fields when reading messages
  • Since 2009-09-29: 519543 – Gloda search while indexing hangs and is very slow; search activity should suppress indexing
  • Since 2009-10-03: 520409 – superbad UI performance, fairly unresponsive while Compact Folders plus indexing
  • Since 2009-11-05: 526918 – extraneous space in header pane above the headers in “All Headers” mode

Windows builds Official Windows, Official Windows installer (discussion)

Linux builds Official Linux (i686)

Mac builds Official Mac (Universal binary)

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