On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Megaf <mmegaf at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24/10/10 12:49, keith wrote:
>>>> i'm back to thunderbird now.... after finally sorting out the
>> "open-link-in-chromium" issue. did play with calws/sylpheed and epiphany for
>> a while. also changed to using gmail as an enabler for my otherwise non-imap
>> IOL account.
>> I'm really enjoying Thunderbird, using it with gmail IMAP and Yahoo IE Pop3.
> You know, Evolution is not as good as it could be...
Ditto for Thunderbird, there are tons of things that need improving in
that. I find that half the times I try to expand a folder tree I end
up clicking into the root folder of the folder tree, seems to be a UI
spacing thing that I just never had with any other mua else its my new
laptops touchpad thats doing it.
I also hate thunderbirds folder storage format where it uses a single
mbox file per folder with a hard folder size limit which breaks the
mbox if you reach the limit forcing you to empty, delete and recreate
the folder if you want to use it, happens mostly with sent and inbox
for users, royal pain in the ass. I do note though that they're
working on maildir storage for local folders which will resolve the
My other major gripe with thunderbird is that when using it for IMAP
it gives no visual feedback as to which folders are caching and which
are not caching and which are pulling headers only, thats a huge
If you use server side filtering of messages its often difficult to
notice new mail that hasn't hit your imap inbox folder.
Thats why I got myself a debian KDE install and use kmail. :-)
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