[kde-community] [Kde-pim] A new home for Mozilla Thunderbird at KDE?

Frederik Schwarzer schwarzer at kde.org
Wed Apr 27 22:15:00 BST 2016

Am 27.04.2016 23:09 schrieb Albert Astals Cid:
> El dimecres, 27 d’abril de 2016, a les 13:35:41 CEST, Frederik 
> Schwarzer va
> escriure:
>> Hi,
>> I share Eike's concerns about the extra workload for our sysadmins and 
>> I
>> think they should definitely have a word in this.
>> While a welcoming atmosphere is a great goal and should be strived for
>> in general, technical issues should be handled as such.
>> So I guess we need to ask concrete questions like:
>> - what do the Thunderbird developers expect from their future host and
>> can we deliver that?
>> - what are the costs in terms of manpower on our side?
>> - are our sysadmins willing to let a bunch of contractors paid by
>> Mozilla run through our infrastructure and tell them what to do and 
>> how?
> As far as i understand it, there would not be any contractor paid by 
> Mozilla
> since Thunderbird wouldn't be Mozilla anymore, no?

As Jos pointed out, they are seeking to have a contractor help with the 


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