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Thunderbird Migration Bugday on Tuesday

Friday August 6th, 2004

Asa Dotzler writes: "The Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client is swiftly approaching its 1.0 release, currently planned to coincide with Firefox 1.0. In order to ensure that all those happy new Thunderbird users have a great experience migrating, we're holding a special Thunderbird Migration Bonanza party all day long on Tuesday.

"Bring your Outlook, Eudora, Mozilla, Outlook Express, and Communicator e-mail clients with you and join us on IRC for a day of testing the Thunderbird migration features. The goal is to get as many testing migrations performed on as many clients and as many operating systems as possible and to discuss and record all the problems in Bugzilla.

"With your help, we can ensure that mail, account settings, and address books migration and import are all in tip-top shape for the big 1.0 release coming up. I also expect that some of you doing this migration test will see how wonderful Thunderbird is and won't want to go back to your old clients, so please join us on Tuesday on the IRC server irc.mozilla.org, channel #mozillazine for this special BugDay and we'll have a great time getting new users set up and migrated to Thunderbird. For those that aren't ready to make the leap, you can help us with some testing, trash it all when you're done and know that you helped make the Mozilla Firefox/Thunderbird 1.0 release duo the best thing to happen to the Internet in years!"


#12 sorry guys. you miss the point.

by smkatz

Saturday August 7th, 2004 6:36 AM

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Somewhere on this box, I've got Eudora Mail databases, which were corrupt so I imported them into The Bat!

I now have a Mozilla mail store, an Opera M2 mail store, (because of its Gmail-like interface), and my 'original' Bat! mail store. I also have my Windows address book, my Mozilla address book, my Palm address book.

The purpose of a Windows address book is that it is centralized.

When will I be able since most of the aforementioned clients use MBOX anyway to access all mail, and all contacts from a central location, no matter what program I used at the time?

Longhorn? Outlook 2006?

--Sam