Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Jul 2012 23:06 UTC
In the News Okay, so this is entirely new to me. Sparrow is was an email client for Mac OS X and iOS (and Windows), which brought a decent Gmail experience to these platforms - as opposed to Apple's own not-so-good Gmail support and Google's Gmail iOS application which, well, is just a webpage. Google has now acquired Sparrow, and basically all hell has broken loose, to the point of Rian van der Merwe writing that 'we' lost "faith in a philosophy that we thought was a sustainable way to ensure a healthy future for independent software development, where most innovation happens".
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RE[4]: Thunderbird
by arpan on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 18:46 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Thunderbird"
arpan
Member since:
2006-07-30

Right, and it's closed source!

Is Postbox Open Source?

Not entirely, however, a source code version of certain portions of Postbox that may constitute “Covered Code” (as defined in the Mozilla Public License) is available


http://postbox-inc.com/?/blog/entry/an_awesome_alternative_for_thun...

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RE[5]: Thunderbird
by jptros on Sun 22nd Jul 2012 21:33 in reply to "RE[4]: Thunderbird"
jptros Member since:
2005-08-26

And that disqualifies it why?

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