Mozilla Thunderbird

Martin Alderson martinalderson at
Sat Jan 1 20:02:24 CST 2005

Agreed.. but I don't know how much would be saved by getting rid of
Evolution, because there is more and more stuff in GNOME getting tied
up and requiring the evolution data server.

I personally think we should wait a bit before getting rid of it.

On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 18:22:59 -0500, R S Gill <rsgill at> wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> This is just a suggestion.
> How about making Mozilla Thunderbird the default e-mail program in Ubuntu.
> Evolution is very resouce intensive (frequently just sits there
> "Formating message") and, at least for me, crashes often.  In addition,
> spam filtering takes a long time.
> Just from an ease of use and performance perspective, why not default to
> THunderbird instead.
> For those who really want/need it, Evolution is but and apt-get away.
> Gill
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