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Re: [opensuse] Buggy thunderbird 13?
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On 2012-07-26 05:35, Doug wrote:
On 07/25/2012 07:59 AM, Carlos E. R. wrote:


I have Thunderbird 12.0.1 on PCLOS, and something probably earlier on XP, and
in the last
two days I have been pestered to put in a password, even tho nothing has
changed. I have
not updated either one. (I don't have access to XP right now--it's on this
same machine
that I usually use for Linux--but since I haven't booted into XP for some
time, except
this evening, I'd guess that T/B in XP is at least 2 revs behind.) So
whatever is causing
the problem may not be due to the version, but to something that the 'net
sent over to
T/B, and maybe it's just appearing in your system after you disconnected the
net. Time
will tell whether the problem will go away or not.

I got a lot of them, every five minutes or so. I think it is the loop that
queries the mail
servers: the loop is running, ask for the password, then it sees that it is
offline, and
stops. But in the process it pesters the user about the password. That is a bad
design, not a
bug.

I tried to give a wrong password, the prompt come backs instantly, non stop.
The master
password is not supposed to be asked more than three times, I think.


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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 11.4 x86_64 "Celadon" at Telcontar)


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