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Rated 2 out of 5 stars
Great add-on, but every time Thunderbird is updated, Lightning doesn't work anymore... You should either integrate it into TB or allow it to be installed on all versions. I don't think that the changes to TB are that big from one version to another that Lightning requires a rebuild...This review is for a previous version of the add-on (1.9).
Well, they are. Most new Thunderbird versions are built on a new version of the Mozilla Platform, which usually isn't binary compatible to the binary component that Lightning uses.
Interestingly enough, I do hear a lot of reports that things are not working, but I have never experienced this myself, aside from with the beta versions.
With a bigger team of developers this might run more smoothly.