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Update Mailspring to 1.6.0

Authored by alecbcs on Mar 18 2019, 4:44 PM.



Updated Mailspring to 1.6.0 which includes multiple bug fixes, performance improvements, and updated electron dependencies.

Summarized Changelog:

  • Mailspring now uses the TypeScript compiler instead of Babel!
  • The German translation has been improved and Japanese is now listed as a fully reviewed language.
  • The Linux system tray icon is now larger and brighter when unread.
  • Mailspring now shows it's icon in notifications and correctly resolves the icon from your current theme is only supported for Gnome, Mate and Budgie.
  • When clicking the track of a scrollbar, the view is scrolled by one page up or down rather than scrolling to the clicked position.
  • When switching between a mailbox and "Drafts" or "Activity" the left sidebar no longer scrolls back to the top.
  • Preferences styling has been slightly improved.
  • Mailspring now uses Electron 4.0.8 which includes a recent security patch and is recommended for all users.
  • Window controls are no longer “squished” in the darkside theme on Linux.
  • When using the Outlook keybindings, Ctrl-F is no longer tied to both "Forward" and "Find in thread". "Find in thread" has been changed to Ctrl-Shift-F for consistency with Outlook.
  • Mailspring strips surrounding quotes from displayed contact namess.

Full changelog can be found here.

Test Plan

Tested 1.6.0 by opening, sending, and recieving emails from a Gmail account. Everything looked and functioned as expected.

Diff Detail

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Event Timeline

alecbcs created this revision.Mar 18 2019, 4:44 PM
alecbcs requested review of this revision.Mar 18 2019, 4:44 PM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Mar 19 2019, 10:20 AM
JoshStrobl added a subscriber: JoshStrobl.

Mailspring now uses the TypeScript compiler instead of Babel!


This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Mar 19 2019, 10:20 AM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.