Re: Lags in Thunderbird with NVDA


Did these problems begin when the new series of Firefox came out?  I don't follow the program to any extent but it may be called Quantum, as the new Firefox series is called quantum.  If so, people might be well served to try preQuantum versions.  Whether the probem is how Thunderbird works or how Thunderbird works with NVDA, whatever the case, I see no reason to update Thunderbird just because updates are available.  E-mail is a very old protocol and I doubt any serious or perhaps even minor new security vulnerabilities will be found.  It is my impression that updates to Thunderbird are to add or refine new features, not related to e-mail. 
So it might be useful if someone let the list know what the last preQuantum version is and if people try it. 
There may well be a Thunderbird portable so people can easily try it and not have to uninstall their current version and they can use their installed version if they wish and still have the portable version available to evaluate.  Don't forget to set it not to update.

----- Original Message -----
From: cecropia64
Sent: Monday, August 26, 2019 9:05 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Lags in Thunderbird with NVDA

i find that if i am writing back and forth to a friend and get a lot of messages piling up that it tends to slow down.?? but after a bit it speeds up again.?? very strange.

On 8/26/2019 10:03 PM, Jaffar Sidek wrote:

Yeah!?? The lag is so bad sometimes they should call the program "flounderBird" instead of thunderbird.?? Cheers!

On 8/27/2019 9:54 AM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

I have over 150 thousand emails so setting it to 000could work, but I would want that to be per mail box so I could read everything ; that comes in. I have over 1000 emails throughout the day in total from lists, comments, junk, etc. Ay way to to limit this in TBird? the lag especially when I'm typing is nuts. I'll start out fine, then lag lag lag and when I hit control v to paste in. a block of text it will send the message without the block o text.

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On 26 Aug 2019, at 17:41, Hope Williamson wrote:

As someone who has over 20000 emails, this is a problem for me. It isn't Thunderbird itself. It's the fact that the amount of emails makes Thunderbird and NVDA unstable.

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