Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jul 2012 22:42 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has announced it's ceasing development on Thunderbird; one more version will be released, and it'll be security updates from then on. "Most Thunderbird users seem happy with the basic email feature set. In parallel, we have seen the rising popularity of Web-based forms of communications representing email alternatives to a desktop solution. Given this, focusing on stability for Thunderbird and driving innovation through other offerings seems a natural choice." Makes sense - I mean, there's only so much you can do with something that needs to send and receive mail, and I can't imagine Thunderbird having a lot of users. Strange, almost Microsoftian obtuse announcement, by the way.
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RE: Not a lot of users?
by rain on Sat 7th Jul 2012 21:50 UTC in reply to "Not a lot of users?"
rain
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I decided to google the email client usage and was very surprised. I was not surprised to see Outlook at the top, but other than that it sure does not represent what I see around me here in Sweden.
I guess such things does very a lot in different countries.

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