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Thunderbird 3.1 release candidate now available for download

Discussion in 'Notebooks' started by BillW50, May 27, 2010.

  1. BillW50

    BillW50 Flightless Bird

    Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 18:31:19 +0100
    From: Mark Banner <mbanner@mozillamessaging.com>
    User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US;
    rv:1.9.2.4) Gecko/20100526 Lightning/1.0b2pre Thunderbird/3.1
    Newsgroups:
    mozilla.dev.apps.thunderbird,mozilla.dev.apps.calendar,mozilla.dev.planning,mozilla.dev.l10n,mozilla.support.thunderbird
    Subject: Thunderbird 3.1 release candidate now available for download

    Please note: the Thunderbird 3.1 Release Candidate is a public preview
    release intended for developer testing and community feedback. It
    includes several new features as well as improvements to performance,
    memory, password handling, and the upgrade process. We recommend that
    you read the release notes and known issues before installing this
    release candidate:

    http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/3.1rc1/releasenotes/

    The Thunderbird 3.1 Release Candidate is now available for download:

    http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/early_releases/downloads/

    This milestone is focused on providing a preview of the functionality
    provided by the new features and changes that will be included in
    Thunderbird 3.1.

    New features in Thunderbird 3.1 that require feedback include:

    * New Quick Filter toolbar
    * New Migration Assistant
    * Saved Files Manager
    * Several fixes to improve upgrading from Thunderbird 2
    * Several design improvements and corrections to the interface
    * Stability, memory, and password handling improvements

    Testers can download Thunderbird 3.1 Release Candidate builds for
    Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux in 44 different languages:

    http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/early_releases/downloads/

    Developers should also read the Thunderbird 3.1 for Developers article
    on the Mozilla Developer Center:

    https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Thunderbird_3.1_for_developers

    Note: Please do not link directly to the download site. Instead we
    strongly encourage you to link to this Thunderbird 3.1 Release Candidate
    milestone announcement so that everyone will know what this milestone
    is, what they should expect, and who should be downloading to
    participate in testing at this stage of development:

    http://mzl.la/tb31rc1

    --
    Bill
    Thunderbird Portable 3.0 (20091130)
     

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