Thunderbird 3 RC 2 Released

Changelog for previous release (Thunderbird 3 RC 1) | Changelogs for other Thunderbird releases

Released on 01 Dec 09, and this changelog was last updated on 04 Dec 09.

Thunderbird 3 RC 2 has been released. Release notes are available. This post lists the improvements in Thunderbird 3 RC 2 over Thunderbird 3 RC 1. 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 2: (4)

Thunderbird-specific: (3)

  • Fixed: 516950 – [autoconfiguration] “Download new messages automatically” should be checked/activated/enabled by default (at least for POP3 accounts!)
  • Fixed: 531278 – Theme is labeled as version 2.0
  • Fixed: 531502 – “Download More Dictionaries” fails to open webpage correctly

MailNews Core: (1)

  • Fixed: 494014 – shutdown hang, high cpu, no open imap connections

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