34995261 story Mozilla Downshifting Development of Thunderbird E-Mail Client 378 Posted by timothy on Friday July 06, 2012 @06:38PM from the sometimes-it-hits-the-fan dept. An anonymous reader writes "Mozilla will be announcing next week that they will effectively be taking away resources from Thunderbird's development. Mozilla believes it's better for the developers behind the open-source e-mail client to work on other projects, i.e. Firefox OS. They claim they will not be outright stopping Thunderbird." You can also read the letter at pastebin.