Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 Released

Wednesday October 15th, 2003

The third release of Mozilla Thunderbird, the standalone mail and newsgroups client, is now available. Thunderbird 0.3 features better attachment handling, performance improvements (particularly for IMAP users), support for placing your signature above the quoted message text if you prefer to top-post, and a new POP account option to remove read messages from the server after x days.

Mozilla Thunderbird is based on Mozilla 1.5 and can be downloaded from the Thunderbird 0.3 directory on The Mozilla Thunderbird 0.3 Release Notes have more details and's new Thunderbird page contains more general information about the program.

#13 Message deletion behaviour

by jaBernet <>

Thursday October 16th, 2003 2:03 AM

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I normally don't do this but this time I really have to complain. Why do you just change the default-behaviour for pop-accounts from leaving the messages on the server to deleting them - and don't mention this in the release notes!? All my messages are now deleted from the server because of this!