default mail client

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Fri Feb 22 05:57:25 UTC 2008

Mail Lists <lists <at>> writes:
>     I have used kmail for a long time - its an almost wonderful tool. 
> Sadly until it can actually speak html like the rest of the world it is 
> my opinion that noone shud use it for anything save text email - if you 
> find that useful like on here. Unless the developers get away from their 
> personal anti-html crusade this what-cud-be-great client will fall by 
> the wayside. I got very tired of having structured emails destroyed by 
> kmail at work - never mind the complaints - or the inability to respond 
> and put an 'approved' in a small  html table. This is convenient and the 
> reality we live in - the kmail developers said save the mail - copy it 
> to a word processor file -  attach it and send it. Yep - that makes 
> sense.  Now if the latest version - indeed has full support for 
> structured html mail it wud definitely be worth a second look.

KMail in kdepim 4.1 will support composing and sending HTML mail. 
Unfortunately. HTML mail is a plague infecting the Internet.
By the way, IMHO, the attachment solution is also a bad solution, the best 
solution is approximating the table with ASCII art.

        Kevin Kofler

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