Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1 Released

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Released on 27 May 10, and this changelog was last updated on 29 May 10.

Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1 has been released. Release notes are available. This post lists the improvements in Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1 over Thunderbird 3.1 Beta 2. 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.

Changes in Thunderbird 3.1 RC 1: (57)

Thunderbird-specific: (42)

  • Fixed: 466933 – Error with “Get Mail” or “Get all Messages” after resuming from computer’s sleep mode – “This folder is being processed. Please wait until processing is complete to get messages”
  • Fixed: 493848 – gloda activity manager should not create events for event-driven indexing, never display in status bar
  • Fixed: 499069 – Clicking on an empty IMAP folder does not display it until headers have been downloaded (flicker, account central shown)
  • Fixed: 518345 – Selecting Option to Hide Message Pane (F8) Will Not Stick
  • Fixed: 523972 – Folder with new messages is yellow text on white – don’t use “color: Highlight;”
  • Fixed: 524623 – 2.0 -> 3b4, no password saved, “error getting mail password” on POP
  • Fixed: 528608 – Activity manager shows gloda activity with ever-rising total message count
  • Fixed: 530047 – message pane header buttons cover From address and also push the right msg page part out of the window pane
  • Fixed: 531179 – Unsent mail is not automatically sent when coming back online via network detection
  • Fixed: 533921 – Right click on a blank attachment pane area shows the context menu for the previous selected attachment
  • Fixed: 543026 – [faceted search] Email dates printed on global search results tab are not correctly localised
  • Fixed: 544162 – need a wrapping xul box around the message reader
  • Fixed: 549931 – Irregular message does not update header pane on message view (aka ‘undisclosed-recipients’ not showing)
  • Fixed: 551519 – Consider DNS MX in autoconfig
  • Fixed: 554558 – gFolderTreeView.load fails if the mode is not provided by TB
  • Fixed: 559022 – several mails I received are not found by Gloda search (index rebuild didn’t help. =2C, “,”, in RFC2047 encoded word of From: header)
  • Fixed: 559040 – Make the internal archiving code work for any set of messages thus being nicer to extensions
  • Fixed: 560695 – clicking (more) widget in headers with lots of recipients too slow
  • Fixed: 560741 – Add tests for TB2 to TB3 migration.
  • Fixed: 560742 – Make the Migration Assistant into a modal dialog on first launch.
  • Fixed: 561395 – No favicon in gloda search tabs or conversation views
  • Fixed: 561854 – Tooltiptexts don’t work in the multimessage pane
  • Fixed: 562158 – bad styling of reply-all button in icon-only toolbar mode on os x
  • Fixed: 562589 – If I disable migration wizard I’m in situation where all IMAP -folders are set to download no matter what I do to account in question (Needs a way to keep offline-use setting upon migration to Tb 3, even if Migration Assistant is disabled on purpose)
  • Fixed: 562608 – Thread summary buttons are way too big
  • Fixed: 562934 – folders with new messages/mail lack color
  • Fixed: 563219 – Remove @BINPATH@ from removed-files.in
  • Fixed: 563428 – Quick Filter Bar does not auto-collapse at startup when vertical layout is in use
  • Fixed: 563612 – Star in header doesn’t update status when contact is added or removed from
  • Fixed: 563647 – Follow-up bug 561054 – Replace Search-glass.png with gtk-find stock icon
  • Fixed: 564155 – Change the ids for two migration assistant strings as the context in which they are used has changed
  • Fixed: 564156 – Quick Filter Bar tag filter is always sticky, should not be
  • Fixed: 564162 – Import ‘Everything’ of Outlook Express to existing T-Bird mailbox eliminates all existing mail in T-Bird Local Folders default folders
  • Fixed: 564280 – Quick-search filter bar background appearance is hard coded, may not work well with desktop theme
  • Fixed: 564515 – migration wizard defaults to “do not sync” on fresh 2.0.0.24 profile
  • Fixed: 565071 – Odd connection between disk space elements in the Migration Assistant window / fix RTL in migration assistant window
  • Fixed: 565295 – growl crash [@ nsMessengerOSXIntegration::OnAlertClicked(unsigned short const*)]
  • Fixed: 566570 – Update files with locales to include in the Thunderbird 3.1 RC 2 build
  • Fixed: 566644 – Make sure migration assistant add-on have proper min max values
  • Fixed: 567106 – crash during initial fetch from imap account [@ msg_parse_Header_addresses]
  • Fixed: 567132 – Thunderbird 3.1.x language pack install.rdf needs to stabilize
  • Fixed: 567603 – Selected folders with new messages/mail are hard to read using Windows Classic desktop theme

MailNews Core: (15)

  • Fixed: 138086 – LDAP over SSL autocomplete crash [@ nsLDAPConnection::AddPendingOperation(nsILDAPOperation*)] (v3), [@ nsLDAPConnection::AddPendingOperation] (v2)
  • Fixed: 397910 – Message Drafts Not Saved When Composed Offline
  • Fixed: 403603 – Over One minute IMAP online copy or move retried forever and mail FLOODING!
  • Fixed: 467688 – gloda database should use PRAGMA synchronous FULL
  • Fixed: 530319 – Kerberos/GSSAPI auth fails when the hostname is changed after account creation
  • Fixed: 537815 – crash [@ morkRowObject::CloseRowObject(morkEnv*)]
  • Fixed: 540074 – crash [@ nsMsgDatabase::DeleteHeader(nsIMsgDBHdr*, nsIDBChangeListener*, int, int)] with pop account
  • Fixed: 543737 – gloda needs to avoid indexing ridiculously large message bodies (especially from offline store corruption)
  • Fixed: 543813 – Attachments with “Content-Type:” line containing a line break are not processed properly
  • Fixed: 554294 – Gloda should expose a way to determine if an attachment is a “real” one
  • Fixed: 562647 – crash (while using Gmail Conversation View add-on) when click Reply inside the message window [@ nsMsgComposeService::GetOrigWindowSelection(int, nsIMsgWindow*, nsACString_internal&)]
  • Fixed: 564898 – crash [@ nsMsgAccountManager::RemoveFolderFromSmartFolder(nsIMsgFolder*, unsigned int)] [Mac]
  • Fixed: 566249 – crash [@ nsPop3Protocol::StartGetAsyncPassword(Pop3StatesEnum)]
  • Fixed: 567773 – Replay of flag changes after offline operation is forgotten when network connection is interrupted on replay
  • Fixed: 567824 – gloda’s folder property indexingPriority set as function text, not number

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