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Known issues common to both Lightning & Sunbird 0.7

The following are known issues in Lightning & Sunbird 0.7:

  • It is impossible to load several calendars with different passwords on the same server. (bug 247486)
  • Date and time from events that originate from .ICS files created by other applications, may be miscalculated, because non-native timezones are not appropriately handled (bug 314339)
  • Events from other calendar applications with a DURATION set but no DTEND (end date) will have the DURATION removed and a calculated end date added when exported. (bug 317786)
  • Portions of attachments on events and tasks may be lost when uploading to a remote calendar. (bug 319909)
  • "By weekday" and "by day" recurrence types (such as "recur on the last weekday of the month") are not supported. (bug 322458)
  • Concurrent editing of remote calendars by multiple users can lose data. (bug 329570)
  • All-day events are occasionally displayed on two days when they should only be displayed on one. (bug 333363)
  • The Event/Task Dialog will always show times in the operating system timezone regardless of the chosen timezone preferences. (bug 337191)
  • Enabling the "Automatic proxy configuration URL" preference will cause remote calendars to fail to load on startup. To workaround this bug, execute "Reload Remote Calendars" after the application has started up or use "Manual proxy configuration". (bug 338527)
  • Because of bugs in older X servers, there are unavoidable race conditions in drag and drop in month view on Un*x desktops, which may lead to a complete freeze. This has been noticed especially in situations where people were connecting to a remote X session. (bug 348009)
  • Printing a calendar sometimes does not work on the first attempt, but will work on the following attempts. This issue has been noticed especially when using software printer drivers (e.g. PDFCreator, Fineprint, etc.) (bug 351581)
  • When using timezones with a negative offset there may be errors when calculating recurrences with all-day and non-allday items. (bug 353887)
  • There are intermittent issues when modifying occurrences of recurring events via iMIP and Copy/Paste. (bug 354578)
  • Under some instances the "Do you want to save your changes" dialog does not come up when editing events in the event dialog. (bug 364387)
  • Events on a CalDAV calendar may intermittently disappear from Day View or Week View. (bug 365641)
  • The calendar migration wizard will hang on startup, if it finds an empty ICS file created by the old calendar extension or Sunbird 0.2. (bug 367186)
  • Due to the complexity of the Daylight Savings Time rules for the /Asia/Jerusalem timezone, .ICS files which contain events in the /Asia/Jerusalem timezone may fail to import into Microsoft Outlook 2003 (as well as earlier versions). These files should import successfully into Microsoft Outlook 2007. (bug 367378)
  • Events deleted in Lightning or Sunbird will not be deleted on a OpenXchange server unless "enabledelete=yes" is added as a GET parameter. (bug 369076)
  • Multiple windows of the same single event can be opened from the Agenda, the task list and the unifinder. (bug 373251)
  • The event box tooltips will lose the last 1 or 2 characters of the longest line on Windows with the Luna theme or some 3rd party theme. (bug 390313)
  • Creating two events or tasks with a length of zero minutes on the same date and on different calendars will lead to only one of those events or tasks being visible. (bug 394004)
  • Refreshing CalDAV calendars which use digest authentication may require re-entering name and password several times. (bug 395654)
Previous versions of common Release notes: 0.5 | 0.3.1 | 0.3