SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux i-ubux at synass.net
Sun Mar 2 23:27:47 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 13:03 -0400, Derek Broughton wrote:
> SYNass IT Ubuntu / Linux wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 2008-03-01 at 12:17 -0800, Johnny McDonald wrote:
> 
> >> Evolution is installed when ubuntu is installed. But I agree with Karl
> >> Larsen Thunderbird is better.
> >> 
> > 
> > One very important aspect between these two has not been discussed or
> > I may have missed:
> > 
> > Evolution is *ix/*ux only !
> > Mozilla Thunderbird is used on many more other OS'es !!
> > This is very important if one needs to use different OS'es !!!
> 
> Well, not really.  I store all my mail on a local IMAP server, and then I
> can use any mail reader anywhere to read it.

Sorry, I should have written ...
... seems *ix/*ux only ! ;-)


> > Myself I haven't found out yet ...
> > ... I am sure there is a way to share Mozilla Thunderbirds data between
> > either these i.e Ubuntu or whatever Windows one uses !?
> 
> At one time I was using Thunderbird on a dual boot system and actually
> symlinking mail folders on the Linux system directly to the ones on the
> Windows partition.  Perhaps not the best way to do it, but clearly it's
> easy to share the data.  In fact, I think you could share with any other
> client, too, because the data's in Maildir formats.
> > 
> > Well, maybe with IMAP this isn't neccessary !?
>  
> Yes.

So, IMAP is / seems most convenient and easiest ! ;-))

Thanks, Derek for your helpful and informative feedback/s. ;-D

Cheers, svobi





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