Attached is a first attempt at a Thunderbird add-on for Zeitgeist.  It adds 
entries for new messages to Zeitgeist as follows:
                Event interpretation: EVENT_INTERPRETATION.RECEIVE_EVENT
                Event manifestation: EVENT_MANIFESTATION.SYSTEM_NOTIFICATION
                Actor: application://thunderbird.desktop
                        Subject interpretation: MESSAGE.EMAIL
                        Subject manifestation: MAILBOX_DATA_OBJECT
                        url: Thunderbird's message uri
                        mimetype: message/rfc822
                        origin: mail sender's address
                        title: message subject
                        storage: net

The details of the event are also recorded in Thunderbird's error
console, for debugging purposes.

There are a few issues with the extension as it stands:
  1: It adds more than one event to Zeitgeist (with different uris) if the 
message is in more than one folder. This is a particular problem in Gmail, 
where messages and easily be in several different folders.
  2: It does not yet distinguish between email messages and any of the other 
types of message that Thunderbird can handle (so newsgroup messages will also 
get added)
  3: Thunderbird doesn't seem to open a message if it's passed a message uri.

** Attachment added: "Initial attempt at an extension for Thunderbird"

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  I would like to have support for send and/or received Emails for a
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