Instantbird Blog: WordPress to Pelican

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The Instantbird blog is now (as of mid-April 2020) hosted on GitHub Pages (instead of self-hosted WordPress) [1]. Hopefully it was converted faithfully, but feel free to let us know if you see something broken! You can file an issue at the repo for the blog or just comment below …

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Matrix Live Interview

Thursday, March 12, 2020

I was interviewed for Matrix Live as part of last week’s This Week in Matrix. I talked a bit about my background and my experiences contributing to Mozilla (as part of Instantbird and Thunderbird projects) as well as what I will be working on for Synapse, the reference implementation …

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Google Summer of Code 2017: Matrix protocol for Instantbird and Thunderbird

Friday, May 5, 2017

I’ll be mentoring Pavan Karthik on his project for Google Summer of Code 2017 entitled “Matrix Protocol Support for Instantbird”. Matrix is a new(er) protocol that is an open, decentralized network with some unique features. Initial support for this landed in bug 1315926, but it is not feature …

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IRC Client Usage Share on moznet

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Background

The usage share of IRC clients has always been something I’m interested in. This is partially to see how many people are using Instantbird or Mozilla Thunderbird for IRC (as I’ve written much of the IRC code for those clients). Usage share of browsers is quite a …

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Thunderbird Summit 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Last month (Oct. 15th to Oct. 18th, to be precise), twenty volunteers descended on Mozilla’s Toronto office to discuss Mozilla Thunderbird. This included Mozilla employees, Thunderbird contributors of all sorts (developers, user interface designers, add-on reviewers), Lightning contributors, and chat/Instantbird contributors.

The entire group of volunteers.

It was great to spend some quality …

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