Bugzilla@Mozdev – Bug 26658
ESR 2019 Readiness - compatibility with Thunderbird 68
Last modified: 2019-06-24 08:39:19
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Make QuickFolders compatible with the current Thunderbird beta (67.0b2) in
order to prepare for the next ESR release in October 2019.
FOr back-porting, I created a new GitHub branch at
Use new preferences system. (See
Replace prefwindows with dialogs
Replace groupbox elements with html fieldsets
Replace colorpicker elements with HTML input type color
Replace AddonManager (which is now a promise)
Github branch correction - for QuickFolders, this obviously needs to be:
Created an attachment (id=8621) [details]
4.15 prerelease 30
This version has been tested on Thunderbird 66.0b3 and 67.0b2 - there may be
some minor hang-ups in the options dialog not storing all values, please test
thoroughly. Especially any textboxes/pixel values should be scrutinized.
known issue: restoring tabs from the clipboard using the "Copy Tabs" feature on
"Advanced Options" tab doesn't work yet. Other than that, we're looking pretty
good. I tried my best to support lightweight themes in the "Bling my Tabs"
preview areas so you can get a good feel for what your color choices may look
Created an attachment (id=8622) [details]
4.15 prerelease 56
Improved options dialog
added lightweight image preview in options
lightweight theming for current folder toolbar
Increased max version to Thunderbird 68
note: this version has no Asian locales (zh / ja / vi) due to an attachment
size limit on mozdev.org. All other locales will work.
To do: replace numerical textboxes with HTML elements
There is a way to make a hybrid Add-on that has both install.rdf and thus can
be accepted by Thunderbird 60 (or even older versions) and manifest.json for
the new web-extension format; I am planning to adopt this in the next version
4.15 for QuickFolders.
Created an attachment (id=8629) [details]
4.15.1 prerelease 38
The latest version of Tb daily 69 crashes because it doesn't like
document.createElement in a XUL document; so this version replaces the
functions with createXULElement for now.
Resolving Fixed with release 4.15.3 on 17/06/2019
this version is compatible with Thunderbird 68.0 beta 1 (the current version