OT: 'proprietary' software

Tony Baldwin photodharma at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 12:18:21 UTC 2009

Amedee Van Gasse (Ubuntu) wrote:
> On Sun, May 31, 2009 22:18, Markus Schönhaber wrote:
>> Piper:
>>> comparative observations on Thunderbird? It is proprietary SW so am not
>>>  considering it but I am curious.
>> Thunderbird is proprietary software and you are therefore not using it?
>> That is an interesting statement for someone who is using a mail client
>> identifying itself as "Microsoft Outlook Express" to send this very
>> statement.
> Are you implying that he is payed by Microsoft to make such statements? Is
> this part of the FUD strategy: Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt?
> I ask questions but I don't have the answers.

Thunderbird is FOSS.
If you want a yet FREEer, but analogous tool, try icedove.

Better yet.
Try mutt.


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