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Thunderbird Still Has Potential to Fly Despite Developers Leaving the Nest

“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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