[Maildev] add-ons in thunderbird 59 - not compatible by default

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Thu Dec 7 04:02:01 EST 2017


Traditionally add-ons have been set to be compatible by default, i.e. not 
needed an action from the add-on author to continue to function when 
Thunderbird does a major version update. Many times the add-ons haven't really 
worked and caused strange bug reports. For Thunderbird 59 it doesn't make 
sense to keep the compatible by default scheme. If the add-on hasn't been 
updated, it very likely will cause problems - and that's not in anybody's best 
interest.

So let's change the scheme to not-compatible by default. Comments?

  -Magnus




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