User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/2009042523 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.10 Build Identifier: version 22.214.171.124 (20090409) I think it would be good if mozilla stored server settings for common web-email services such as gmail, hotmail and possibly a few other, since I think this is what the majority of users have. This could be stored either locally or fetched from the mozilla servers. Sample of how it could work: 1. Users enters his email: e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org 2. Thunderbird recognizes gmail.com and prompts user with something like this: mozilla can automatically detect server settings for gmail.com, would you like to do so? yes/no 3.a. User clicks no: proceed as usual 3.b. User clicks yes: fetch settings for specific email service and configure automatically. I think this would be a feature that would enhance the experience of using Thunderbird for a great many users. Reproducible: Always
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 422814
Fabian if you play with thunderbird 3.0 nightlies you'll see that this has been implemented.
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