I briefly talked about my experiences at the Google Summer of Code 2013 Mentor Summit. I’ve been pretty remiss in sharing what was actually discussed there and for that I must apologize! This will hopefully be one of a few posts about what I learned and discussed at the …read more →
Not only was I lucky enough to mentor a great student for this year’s Google Summer of Code, but Mozilla asked me to represent them at the Google Summer of Code Mentor Summit! This was located at Google’s offices in Mountain View, California this past weekend (Friday, Oct …read more →
I additionally don’t like this idea since …read more →
In #calendar on Mozilla IRC the past few days a user has been asking about using a shared profile on Thunderbird between Linux and Windows (“shared” meaning a dual boot system of Linux/Windows, but not at the same time, obviously). Generally this isn’t a big deal UNLESS you …read more →
In the past I’ve tried to compile a few different programs that use the Mozilla toolkit to various levels of success. I’ve tried to compile Thunderbird, Songbird and Instantbird at various points. I got Thunderbird to compile, but it only worked sporadically (although I think that was Firefox …read more →
“Maybe we could ask clokep if he’d like to write something about js-irc? Why it is done, what the advantages are once it’s done, how he is working on it …read more →
I’ve been working on rewriting the IRC plugin for Instantbird since the summer (sometime in August, I can’t seem to find the exact date — at least since Sept. 10th though).
Since libpurple (used in Pidgin, Adium, etc.) provides the IRC protocol that we currently use, why do this …read more →
For years I’ve been dealing with Yahoo’s lack of support for any sort of decent (free) POP3/IMAP/SMTP protocol support. Why do I need this? So I can check my Yahoo mail in Mozilla Thunderbird of course!
At first I used YPOPS!, a program that read the …read more →