[OT] Comments: Evolution - Sylpheed Claws

Arne Drechsler listrx at onlinehome.de
Thu Dec 8 10:55:02 UTC 2005

David Cary Hart wrote:

><rant>Evo has been my mail client since RH9. It has become increasingly
>ponderous and bloated while usability has diminished.  The offering in
>FC5 will be even worse. For example, you can no longer choose how you
>want to forward a message (inline, quoted or forward) except by default
>configuration. The action set provided by filters remains limited. The
>toolbar remains uncustomizable and the menus have been re-arranged and
>reduced. In short, Novell is accomplishing the objective of creating a
>MS Outlook clone - warts and all.</rant>
>The good news is that this has resulted in my changing to Sylpheed
>Claws (Fedora Extras). Very fast, stable and light, it is incredibly
>flexible and feature rich. For example, reply templates (sadly
>missing from Evo) are completely customizable and can even include
>calculated or scripted values. The original message text can be placed
>where you want it so that you can have reply text above and below the
>original message which can be inline or quoted.
>The bottom line is that I would encourage people to try SC. Yum it with
>a wildcard so that you get all the plugins.
Ever tried Thunderbird ?


Thats about the bes mail-client i know.


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