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Revision 287521 of Thunderbird 6 for developers

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This page lists the changes in Thunderbird 6 that are relevant for developers. For changes that are relevant to end users, see http://support.mozillamessaging.com/kb/new-thunderbird-6/.

Gecko 6.0

Thunderbird 6 is based on Gecko 6.0. The Firefox 6 page has details on the significant changes to Gecko.

Changes for Mozilla and add-on developers

For helpful tips on updating existing extensions for Thunderbird 5, see Updating extensions for Firefox 4. There are several key changes that break compatibility with existing add-ons, so be sure to read that article.

 

Backend changes

 

Other Changes

 

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<p><span>This page lists the changes in Thunderbird 6 that are relevant for developers. For changes that are relevant to end users, see <a class="external" href="http://support.mozillamessaging.com/kb/new-thunderbird-5/" title="http://support.mozillamessaging.com/kb/new-thunderbird-5/">http://support.mozillamessaging.com/kb/new-thunderbird-6/</a>.<br> </span></p>
<h2 id="Gecko_6.0">Gecko 6.0</h2>
<p>Thunderbird 6 is based on Gecko 6.0. The <a href="/en/Firefox_6_for_developers" title="en/Firefox 6 for developers">Firefox 6</a> page has details on the significant changes to Gecko.</p>
<h2 id="Changes_for_Mozilla_and_add-on_developers">Changes for Mozilla and add-on developers</h2>
<p>For helpful tips on updating existing extensions for Thunderbird 5, see <a href="/en/Extensions/Updating_extensions_for_Firefox_4" title="en/Extensions/Updating extensions for Firefox 4">Updating extensions for Firefox 4</a>. There are several key changes that break compatibility with existing add-ons, so be sure to read that article.</p>
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<h3 id="Backend_changes">Backend changes</h3>
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<h2 id="Other_Changes">Other Changes</h2>
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<h2 id="More_resources">More resources</h2>
<ul> <li><a href="/en/Firefox_6_for_developers" title="en/Firefox 6 for developers">Firefox 6 for developers</a></li> <li><a href="/en/Thunderbird_5_for_developers" title="En/Thunderbird 5 for developers">Thunderbird 5 for developers</a></li>
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