Thunderbird Google Postal Address sync - Part Two

17 Jun 2008 by leni | 78 Comments

Today’s testing release introduces a feature to sync postal addresses between Thunderbird and Google.

An earlier blog entry on postal addresses began by noting the underlying difficulty of syncing Thunderbird and Google postal addresses because:

  • Thunderbird structures a postal address into several fields: street, city, state, postcode and country; whereas
  • Google has one free-format “postal address” field

Here’s how the postal address sync feature works.