The QA plan for the upcoming betas and RC is for now as follow :
Litmus Full Functionnal testing (FFT) for thunderbird 3.0b3
Litmus Basic Functionnal testing for 3.0b4
Litmus Migration from 2.x to 3.x for 3.0b4
Litmus FFT for RCs
Litmus Migration from 2.x to 3.x for Rcs
Dates for all of these testing efforts will be announced here and on
As you will see if you participate to the Litmus testing effort that
we are now breaking down tests platforms per os and platform. This let's
us better see what has been tested and where.
For those of you who are interested in testing Thunderbird, litmus is a
really easy tool to learn. You need an account (that's 10 minutes of
your time tops), you'll need a copy of Thunderbird (which copy and
versions will be announced on these newsgroups/mailing lists, they will
be announced on http://quality.mozilla.org/events and on the
thunderbird-testers mailing list.) and then time to spend reading how to
test , and enter the results of your testing.
On top of these lengthy events we will organize at least one test days -
these will be announced on the thunderbird-testers mailing list and
probably here too.
Ludovic Hirlimann MozillaMessaging QA lead
For those that do litmus testing (smoke tests), I very much recommend
doing it from a fresh test profile rather than the exisiting user
profile. Using an existing profile (both for Thunderbird and SeaMonkey)
that has been customized for user use w/add-ons and extensions can skew
and affect the results.