About tdf#138715 and future of Thunderbird address book support

Lionel Élie Mamane lionel at mamane.lu
Thu Dec 10 09:11:49 UTC 2020

On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 12:52:22PM -0700, julien2412 wrote:

> About 1 year ago Robert Großkopf submitted the enhancement
> bugtracker https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/128977 had been
> created to indicate Thunderbird address book would use in next
> version Sqlite instead of Mork.

> After 1 year, no one stepped in to implement Sqlite support in LO
> and now with Thunderbird 78, the migration Mork->Sqlite has been
> done so TB address book doesn't work any more from this version.

I seem to remember there was some code done to add a native SQlite
SDBC driver "somewhere" (but not merged), not sure where. Or was that
only ever discussed and never coded?

It could be a start for a "new Thunderbird address book" driver.


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