, an email client that has lasted through the ages, has long either being an ad-supported program or a pay program. Qualcomm, the company who owns it, doesn't want to continue developing the software, and as such is handing over development to the Mozilla Foundation
. That's right, the developers of Thunderbird will now be getting the program in its entirety, and we are expected to see an open-source version of the client be released sometime next year. According to the article, their intention is to merge Eudora and Thunderbird to have them share a common code base, so we may soon see a huge expansion of what Thunderbird
is capable of.