On Fri, 2006-12-29 at 17:22 +0000, Leo wrote:
Since Core and Extras are to be merged. I have changed the subject.
* Gilboa Davara (2006-12-29 09:36 +0200) said:
> The OP made a bold statement about *Fedora* users. I would have been
> nice if he took the time to back it up with solid numbers.
What kind of number do you need?
Evolution may be useful for users need to sync with PDA or connect to
an EXCHANGE server. But that is a very small portion. Being bloated,
slow and memory hog, evolution is useless. There are other MUAs doing
a better job in almost all things.
> BTW, once Thunderbird / Lightning get OpenSync/Pilot support, I'll
> be the first one to dump Evo. Until such time (and as long as KMail
> remains a usability nightmare [and this from an avid KDE user...]),
> leave Evolution be.
So there is no point making it a default mailer.
Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com> (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)
You are flat wrong. I use it in two environments and it works. I know
others that get good use out of Evo, even with the Evo demonizers hard
at work on this list. BTW the man asked you for proof and you provided
If you value your user base, you don't pull a valuable plug like Evo out
of the chain. It's stupid. That would be like Micro$haft nixing
Outlook, which would not make sense to them cause they have a userbase
on it. Just as stupid to do it here cause, like there, it would
alienate a solid user base. (That might be what you want, since that is
what you are suggesting.)
Not that some developers are overly worried about that. But there are a
few of us that actually are worried about Fedora within the context of
Ubuntu and generally more successful distributions. The concerns
continue to be valid as long as some developers continue on a socialist