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Thunderbird Still Has Potential to Fly Despite Developers Leaving the Nest

Oct 10, 2007, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mozilla is in the process of creating a new subsidiary--currently dubbed MailCo--that will manage and direct the ongoing development of Mozilla's Thunderbird e-mail client. Although the goal behind the creation of MailCo is to give the Thunderbird project unprecedented room for growth, the only two full-time contributors have decided to leave the nest.

"Thunderbird engineers Scott MacGregor and David Bienvenu will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities. Both developers have expressed an interest in continuing to contribute as volunteers, but neither will go to work for MailCo..."

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