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Re: [SLUG] Email client recommendations
- To: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Email client recommendations
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun Sep 30 19:53:02 2001
- Reply-by: Wed Oct 3 19:54:21 EST 2001
- User-agent: Mutt/1.3.22i
<quote who="Laurie Savage">
> * GUI
> * Easy viewing of graphics and HTML
Check - nice component system and HTML widget in the mix.
> * be able to use sendmail rather than SMTP sever - ie prepare and send
> offline for a later scheduled connection.
> (Mahogany/Stuphead/Aethera/Evolution fail this one)
> * Exportable/Printable address book (Kmail fails badly here, Mahogany
> is good)
Excellent printing support - I'll have to check about the address book.
> * Support Group aliases for sending (Kmail fails, Mahogany is nice)
> * Display a group in the header as "Undisclosed Recipients" or "Members"
> instead of a list of recipients. (?)
Not sure what you mean.
> * Reliability! (Kmail and Pine are the real winners here)
Check, or at least I think so.
> * Support for existing /var/mail/user boxes.
> * GPL/GNU/GNOME would be nice
All three, check.
... and Evolution it is. :)
Check out the 0.14 release, it's *really* slick. I say that as a happy mutt
user, too! :)
I must be getting old... Buying toothpaste with gel in it is no longer
an Absolute Necessity.