Where to find build ID in miramar and the upcoming Thunderbird 3.3

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As some of you might have noticed we are following Firefox's new about box design. Our new about box looks like :

When reporting bugs it's nice to post the build id in the bug. A build id is a unique identifier that let the people know exactly which version of Thunderbird you are running. The build id looks like Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; rv:5.0a2) Gecko/20110516 Thunderbird/3.3a4pre. This used to be in the about dialog. Now it's in the help menu in the Troubleshooting information page. And it looks like :

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That's OK for release and nightly builds. If for some reason you decide that you want a tinderbox-build, you'll need a timestamp that's more precise that only a date if you want to differentiate it from other builds made on the same day. You can get that by installing the Nightly Tester Tools extension (for Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey) https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/nightly-tester-tools/ ; it has (among others) a nice "Tools → Nightly Tester Tools → Copy Build ID to Clipboard" menuitem (which becomes "Insert Build ID into Textbox" when inputting text in a HTML textarea), and the same for the list of extensions. Here's what it gives me on this build of SeaMonkey:

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:6.0a1) Gecko/20110417 Firefox/6.0a1 SeaMonkey/2.2a1pre ID:20110417003006

That's the full user-agent string (which SeaMonkey still displays at the bottom of the about: page) plus the build timestamp to the second. (and BTW: how the ???? can I put that in monospace in this blog comment while keeping line wrap?)

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