NOTOC Welcome to the wiki of Mozilla Thunderbird. Below you will find links to commonly requested information.
Thunderbird is alive and well. Please help us keep it that way!
- The community has continuously shipped releases with bug fixes and enhancements for several years.
- The community holds regular meetings to discuss important matters of common interest, open to all.
- The Thunderbird Council is the governing body for the Thunderbird project, and coordinates legal and fiscal matters on behalf of the community.
- In 2014 we celebrated 10 year since the release of Thunderbird 1.0, on December 7, 2004.
- Get the latest release of Thunderbird from getthunderbird.com.
- Get the most recent versions still under development from the future of Thunderbird.
- Get help
- Thunderbird Communication Channels - How and where to get information.
- Learn how to deploy "Thunderbird in an organization" at Thunderbird for enterprises.
- Bi-Weekly Status meetings - Conference call to discuss Thunderbird. (includes past meeting notes)
How you can help ...
- Thunderbird is self-supported by its user community. We need and welcome you. Please give back to the community.
- Visit Thunderbird support forum where you can answer questions from users. (support.mozilla.org aka SUMO is where Thunderbird users are supported by the community.)
- Visit the Knowledge Base (aka KB) where you can help improve documentation which users refer to for assistance.
- Visit QA testing to help with quality assurance and testing.
- Visit Localization to help other translators to localize Thunderbird in your language.
- Contributing patches and fixes.
- Community members - List of active community members contributing to and supporting Thunderbird.
- Core Team - List of people typically actively involved on a weekly basis, and providing major input into Thunderbird. To get more information about how you can help, talk to a human, or to introduce yourself, see Thunderbird Communication Channels.
- Again, we need users like yourself to help in one of the above areas. Please inquire today.
- Council Elections 2017 - Electoral Roll.
Thunderbird generally gets new features and bug fixes as volunteers have time to work on them and fix them. There is therefore no planned rollout of fixes that can be communicated to users.
- Release Driving - How releases move towards completion
These links are outdated or from past management teams, and do not reflect current plans and priorities.
- New Release and Governance Model (issued November 2012)
- Thunderbird 38 - Thunderbird 38
- UX - User Experience
- Feature Work - Ongoing work that is expected to land in the Thunderbird core
- Development - General development area.
- Extensions - Information for developers looking to develop extensions for Thunderbird.
- Automated Testing - Automated Testing of Thunderbird.
- Discussion for new features - A place to discuss and consolidate potential new features.
- Thunderbird/Infrastructure - Thunderbird Build & Release Infrastructure.
- Level of support for add-on -- Level of support for add-on.
- Thunderbird Marketing - Help spread the word on Thunderbird.
- Participation - Ongoing work around participation & community
- Archived - Obsolete Thunderbird wiki pages.
- Other projects - Projects related to Thunderbird.
- Open Badges - How Thunderbird might use Open Badges
- Toronto Thunderbird Summit October 15-18, 2014 - Thunderbird 2014 Contributors Summit
- Thunderbird Roles - Thunderbird Roles (Under Development)