Mozilla.orgis standalone email application, Thunderbird, has been updated with a 1.0 release candidate. It was announced by developer mscott in a MozillaZine forum post. The new version, Thunderbird 1.0 RC1, sports improved RSS support and default themes among other changes. From the release notes posted at MozillaZine:
Whatis New In 1.0
- Significant theme improvements for all platforms.
- Migration improvements for Outlook 2003, Eudora and Mozilla Suite users.
- Fix for a 0.9 regression on Mac OS X when creating folders with non ascii characters.
- Saved Search Folder Improvements (i.e. lots of bug fixes)
- Message Grouping Improvements (i.e. lots of bug fixes)
- Improved RSS support (i.e. lots of bug fixes)
- Improved support for Multiple Identities for an account.
- Improved Account Central for Windows and Linux
- Improvements to Global Inbox, in particular how we manage filters.
- Fix problems creating folders with semicolons or # signs in the name
- Stability Improvements
- POP3 Filters can now filter messages to IMAP folders
- RSS Feeds that require http authentication now work in Thunderbird
- Fix an issue on Mac OS X where you could not paste text from Microsoft Word into the compose window
- Offline UI is now installed by default for Windows (it already was for Linux and Mac OS X)
- New quick search bar for address book and mail compose contacts sidebar.
- Deleting a saved search folder now prompts you before it gets deleted.
- New end user license agreeement.
Thunderbird 1.0 Release Candidate 1 runs on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows. Download links are available in the developeris MozillaZine forum post.