Evolution vs. Thunderbird

Jay Daniels tux at myt60.net
Wed Sep 2 10:25:49 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 21:57 -0700, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> David McNally wrote:
> > So, which one do you folks think is better, and why?
> I use Evo, but only because I have had to deal with Exchange email and
> Exchange calendaring in my consulting and I refuse to use Outlook.  I do
> like Evo's virtual folders.  They do make it easy to organize and sort
> email.
> I run the latest snapshot, since there was a fair bit of breakage with
> the standard Ubuntu release.  There is a nifty Makefile which you can
> get which makes the builds pretty simple.
> http://www.go-evolution.org/Compiling_Evolution_from_SVN
> If you do not need the added Evo functionality, Thunderbird is a fine
> and quite stable email client.

Are you able to compile the latest cvs version of evo on Hardy?  Have
you tried checkinstall to create debs?


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