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A Look Ahead at Thunderbird 3

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I noticed today that the Mozilla Thunderbird wiki page had been updated with some of their plans for version 3. There isn’t much information provided, but there are two things they mention that I’m really excited to see in the next release.

—Easier Account Setup—
The first thing that they want is an easier way for users to setup their email account. This is primarily in regards to people who use the email service provided by their ISP, who often provide limited information on setting up an external email client such as Thunderbird.

—Simple Extension Installation—
I have said for quite awhile that Thunderbird needs a better way to download and use extensions. Here is what the Thunderbird team had to say about the current way of installing an extension:

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