User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/4.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 Windows U:Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20090715 LIghtning/1.0pre thunderbird 3.0b3 While I have been overall thrilled with the integration of Thunderbird into Windows Search, on 7, the results are reported as files instead of mail. In comparison, Windows Live Mail and Outlook report their results as "Mail." From a user perspective, this is less than valuable because it is impossible to filter results based on the type of communication. For a screenshot from the results pane on Windows 7, see: http://www.oak-tree.us/stuff/Bug_Reports/Lightning-Search_Results-20090721.png Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Install Thunderbird Beta 3 2. Enable Indexing on Windows 7 in Options->Advanced 3. Use Windows Search to query for results. Actual Results: Returns mail message as a "File" instead of "Mail" in the results category. Expected Results: Shoulud return result type as "Mail"
Version: unspecified → Trunk
I think this is Windows 7 specific.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Summary: Vista Search Results Reported as File, Not Mail → Search Results on Windows 7 Reported as File, Not Mail
(In reply to comment #0) > In > comparison, Windows Live Mail and Outlook report their results as "Mail." I see Windows Live Mail searches in the Files list as well... Funnily, typing in kind:email works fine.
Sid, can you take a look at this? Do you have windows 7?
Assignee: nobody → sid.bugzilla
Flags: blocking-thunderbird3? → blocking-thunderbird3+
(In reply to comment #4) > Sid, can you take a look at this? Do you have windows 7? Yes, I do. I'll take a look.
It looks like the solution to this is to create a new library containing Thunderbird email/news. Since IShellLibrary <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd391719%28VS.85%29.aspx> is a COM API and the exported functions look insufficient, we'll probably need the Windows 7 SDK to do so. Trouble is that we don't support the Windows 7 SDK on 1.9.1. We do support it (and IIUC core would be switching to it soon -- bug 505504) on 1.9.2 and above.
Whiteboard: [no l10n impact] → [no l10n impact][probably needs Windows 7 SDK]
IOW, we probably want to move this to 3.1.
Whiteboard: [no l10n impact][probably needs Windows 7 SDK] → [no l10n impact][probably needs Windows 7 SDK][move to 3.1?]
As per the previous comments on this bug, as this needs fixes we can't get in 1.9.1 we're not easily going to be able to fix it in the Thunderbird 3.0 timeframe. As Windows 7 isn't released yet and significant adoption will take time, moving this out to Thunderbird 3.1 seems the right thing to do here.
Whiteboard: [no l10n impact][probably needs Windows 7 SDK][move to 3.1?] → [no l10n impact][probably needs Windows 7 SDK]
If this were the last bug standing, I don't think we'd actually hold 3.1 for it, but I'd _really_ like to see it ship in 3.1. Marking wanted-thunderbird+. Sid0, is this something you're likely to have time to poke at soonish?
Flags: blocking-thunderbird3.1+ → wanted-thunderbird+
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