Thunderbird in 2010 by project lead David Ascher, who I met with a few days ago. I’m sticking with Thunderbird for this year, just hoping for some kick-butt Gravatar integration.
Mozilla’s new focus on Thunderbird, creating a new non-profit organization to develop it and seeding it with 3 million dollars. After the previous uncertainty, this is great news.
The future of Thunderbird is uncertain. Thunderbird has been my favorite email client for about four years now, though I now mirror my email on Gmail purely for the search.
It is pretty annoying tha the “tag” system in Thunderbird bears no relation to any tagging system implemented within the past four years. It is, at best, a non-folder-based categorization system, and doesn’t even have a particularly good UI for that. Thunderbird 2 also took away the views dropdown, which was an eminently useful feature, […]
What ever happened to Thunderbird 2? The nightly builds claim to be version 3 now.
The Mozilla Project’s Thunderbird has finally matured into a product I use because it’s a pleasure, not because it’s the least bad of the alternatives.