Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th Jul 2012 22:42 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has announced it's ceasing development on Thunderbird; one more version will be released, and it'll be security updates from then on. "Most Thunderbird users seem happy with the basic email feature set. In parallel, we have seen the rising popularity of Web-based forms of communications representing email alternatives to a desktop solution. Given this, focusing on stability for Thunderbird and driving innovation through other offerings seems a natural choice." Makes sense - I mean, there's only so much you can do with something that needs to send and receive mail, and I can't imagine Thunderbird having a lot of users. Strange, almost Microsoftian obtuse announcement, by the way.
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by Hiev on Sat 7th Jul 2012 00:14 UTC
Hiev
Member since:
2005-09-27

Well, at least we still have KMail... lol.

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by MasterChief on Sat 7th Jul 2012 11:11 in reply to "..."
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2012-06-20

eheh, only if you are talking about kmail1.

Kmail2 is a piece of garbage ;)

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by cmost on Sat 7th Jul 2012 17:31 in reply to "..."
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2006-07-16

Kmail simply sucks big time! I wish the KDE team would spend a development cycle giving the Kontact suite some TLC!

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by SciK on Sun 8th Jul 2012 19:47 in reply to "..."
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2012-06-15

I use it, it is indeed great.

(I don’t know whether or not you were being sarcastic but I am not.)

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