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status update

maintained by Alex Bishop <>

Monday August 4, 2003 (Status Update #210)

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Mozilla Thunderbird

The first milestone of's standalone mail and newsgroups application, Mozilla Thunderbird 0.1, has been released. Improvements over the Mozilla Application Suite's Mail & Newsgroups component include customizable toolbars, a vertical three-pane main window configuration and a Contacts address selector panel in the message composition window.

Mozilla Firebird

Mozilla Calendar/Mozilla Sunbird


It is now possible to make donations to the Mozilla Foundation using checks. See the new donations page for more details.


  • The spellchecker is now turned on in the default builds (bug 56301).
  • The spellchecker now skips quoted text in plain text message composition, as well as HTML message composition (bug 201866).

Mark Messages Read by Date

It is now possible to mark messages read by date (bug 16967).

Tree Status

The trunk is currently open (but check tinderbox for the latest status).

Independent Status Reports

Third party updates from Tuesday 29th July are now available.

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