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New Introduction to Mozilla Firebird Articles Explore Extensions and Browsing History

Sunday October 26th, 2003

Morten W. Petersen writes: "Kay Frode has create two new articles on Firebird, covering installation of extensions and use of the browsing history.

"We've also received a Dutch translation of the first two parts of the Thunderbird introduction, making the Thunderbird series available in 5 languages! Any comments? Thanks.

"P.S. We're always looking for more translations."


#4 Re: Upgrading Extensions

by jedbro

Sunday October 26th, 2003 6:04 PM

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Not always. In thoery you should ALWAYS un-install an extension before upgrading.

In practice, installing a new version over an old should work fine, and does for most extensions. Where the crap happens is when an extension has a major overhaul and the overlays change etc. Then you usually get bugs or malfunctions when installing over an older version.

In general I would say you can, and do so. But be sure you check the authors recomendations. Or if upgrading an extension doesn{t work, then uninstall and