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Timothy Selivanow timothy.selivanow at
Thu Feb 21 17:35:20 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 18:23 +0100, Tomas Mraz wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 10:57 -0500, John Dennis wrote:
> > All MUA's suck, it's just a question of which sucks less for a given 
> > user/task.
> > 
> > Between Evolution and Thunderbird I think Evolution is the clear winner 
> > in terms of functionality and usability. The problem with Evolution is 
> > its the most bug-ridden application I've ever used (Matt has been doing 
> > a wonderful job of trying to fix things but it might be a losing 
> > battle). When Evolution crashes/hangs finally pissed me off enough last 
> > year I switched to Thunderbird. There are a *lot* of things about 
> > Thunderbird I don't like, but it has one attribute I can't live without, 
> > it doesn't hang or crash on a regular basis, so I'm now a reluctant TB user.
> How much Evolution crashes highly depends on the usage patterns. For me
> it almost completely stopped crashing after upgrade to Fedora 8. Not
> that it is without other annoying problems but as for crashing it is
> fine with my usage patterns.
> -- 
> Tomas Mraz
> No matter how far down the wrong road you've gone, turn back.
>                                               Turkish proverb

I'm very happy with Evolution as long as I'm not using the Exchange
plug-in; all of the mail servers I use are IMAP now.  Oh, there is one
issue that I've come across but I've never actually looked into it (only
happens on my work computer, so I haven't taken the time to do it).  On
one (out of two) IMAP accounts in Evo I have to run the mail filters

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