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Post Posted May 10th, 2018, 6:35 pm

Hi,
I'm an IT journalist, and one of my upcoming subjects is supposed to be on the new version of Thunderbird. ESR closely follows Firefox, which moved to version 60. I know there can be some delay, but do we have any ETA on Thunderbird 60? If not, how close is the beta to the final version? Will the release be basically identical apart from a few bug fixes? I'm unsure as to whether I should leave this article till last and hope it will be released, go off the beta version, or negociate replacing it with a different subject...
Thanks for any info!

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Post Posted May 10th, 2018, 7:16 pm

i dont think there is any " ETA " when TB60 will be released, it'll be released when its ready, look at the release notes of TB60 an you'll see whats New

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Post Posted May 10th, 2018, 7:56 pm

There is no more Thunderbird ESR as it just gets Released in ESR fashion since Thunderbird 17.0.

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Post Posted May 13th, 2018, 9:09 pm

The next Thunderbird release version may very well be 52.8.0, given that there is always an overlap of usually two cycles between Gecko ESR versions, depending on whether or not 60.0 is deemed ready "enough" for release.

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Post Posted May 16th, 2018, 3:19 am

ETA for 60 is now early June

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Post Posted May 16th, 2018, 4:01 am

Ah, thanks!

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Post Posted June 27th, 2018, 2:01 am

wsmwk wrote:ETA for 60 is now early June


? We need another target date that they will not meet...
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Post Posted June 27th, 2018, 3:02 am

kronckew wrote:
wsmwk wrote:ETA for 60 is now early June


? We need another target date that they will not meet...

the Best Monthj would be possibly Late July or Early August i would guess

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Post Posted June 27th, 2018, 4:54 am

kronckew wrote:
wsmwk wrote:ETA for 60 is now early June


? We need another target date that they will not meet...

Perhaps the goal is quality, and not a date ;)

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Post Posted June 27th, 2018, 10:51 am

wsmwk wrote:
kronckew wrote:
wsmwk wrote:ETA for 60 is now early June


? We need another target date that they will not meet...

Perhaps the goal is quality, and not a date ;)


Aspirational goals, not a schedule milestone, subject to change without notice, the cheque is in the mail... very governmental. when I was working in Saudi, the std. reply for any query on timing for completion of any task was ' Inshallah Boukrah' - "Tomorrow if it is God's will.". Sounds better than 'I don't have clue'.
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Post Posted June 27th, 2018, 11:28 am

> Aspirational goals, not a schedule milestone

Depends on whether you are on the recieving end of a serious bug affecting 6M users.


> subject to change without notice

Nearly the definition of ETA, is it not?

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