Description of problem:
Need to rebase Thunderbird as part of the desktop application refresh. This is
probably to Thunderbird 2.x since it seems unlikely that 3.x will be out.
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[RE: release notes] Jeff, can you provide me with a link that documents what new
features / bug fixes / included known issues are applied by the rebase? thanks!
Upstream links to features, bug fixes, and known issues:
Major features from 2.0 (over 1.5.x) are at
From 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 the following security bugs were fixed:
thanks Jeff, added to RHEl5.2 release notes under "Feature Updates":
Thunderbird has been updated to version 18.104.22.168. This update applies the
following features (among others):
* Message tags, which help organize email.
* Built-in support for Google Mail and .Mac mail.
* Find-as-you-type, which highlights and filters message text as you type.
* An updated extension system, which provides enhanced security and
allows easier extension localization.
For more information about this update, refer to
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
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