thunderbird upgrade - wtf?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Tue Oct 13 19:25:17 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-10-11 at 11:15 -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> On 10/11/2009 03:41 AM, Dodji Seketeli wrote:
> > I don't think so. Not willing to put words in Jeff's mouth, but I don't
> > think he was discussing the UI changes of Thunderbird. I took it as he was rather
> > discussing the upgrade process within Fedora.
> >    
> So.... never ship beta software? That nixes a lot of Fedora packages.
> > FWIW, I felt the disruption in my workflow as well. All of a sudden, TB
> > almost freezed my computer, eating ~ 1GB of memory (OK, I have a lot of
> > emails but still) and all that, in F-11 which is a stable version of the distro.
> >
> > I think this is the right forum to discuss how we can avoid or a least
> > manage users workflow disruption within stable versions of our distro.
> >    
> Heavily patch all TB 3.0 to act like TB 2.0? That seems silly, don't you 
> think?

I believe the suggestion was to make a very minor configuration change
so the new behaviours were not enabled by default.

Adam Williamson
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