[Gllug] Thunderbird 3

Ben Whyall ben at whyte-systems.co.uk
Thu Dec 10 14:49:44 UTC 2009

On 10/12/2009 14:43, Rich Walker wrote:
> On 10/12/2009 14:25, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Not being familiar with Perdition, I cant comment on it. But what sort
>> of a problem did you run into ?
> Perdition is accessed with IMAPS, and has a certificate. Thunderbird 3
> won't get that certificate - it claims it can't identify the server. TB2
> was quite happy with it.

I think you should be able to add a security exceptions for the certificate.

When you get the error, does it give you the option to examine 
certificate, it may be in there.


>> W.r.t the header bar, you can turn the tab display off if there is only
>> 1 tab. And you can further customise the menu bar. A screenshot of what
>> I have it set to is here :
>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/7471003@N05/4173679989/sizes/o/
> I found the setting in the advanced config to turn the tabs off :-)
>> The Cyan coloured folders indicate new-previously unseen emails in that
>> imap stores ( its a flag set and cleared on the server side ). I've
>> found it beo an excellent new feature. It makes it trivial to see which
>> folders have 'unread' emails V/s which folders have 'unread and new'
>> emails. And since its set and cleared server side, there is state
>> retention across clients and multiple locations. I guess its a big deal
>> if you run server side filtering ( why would'nt someone do that if they
>> run imap! ). Not that big a deal if all your new unread emails always
>> land in the INBOX. :)
> Right - so that's the emails that are starred when you open the folder.
> Makes sense now. The summary pane when you select multiple emails is
> nice, too - shame it doesn't seem to do Lightning any more...
> cheers, Rich.

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