Community Council, please take action!
ggravier at fsfe.org
Tue Jan 5 15:24:14 UTC 2010
On 05/01/2010 16:16, chris wrote:
> I am fairly new to Ubuntu.
> I have been reading 88 new posts here and checking my T bird settings,
> it seems to be set to piss people off by default.
> So I am doing my best to set them according to the many complaints.
> Just a thought, why not set them right by default???
Maybe because the default target user of Ubuntu is one that is used to
having rich text e-mail clients... I can think of several such user
1) Enterprise users (in particular in the marketing space)
2) Home users (who are used to Hotmail, GMail, Yahoo which all provide
3) Former Windows Outlook (or Evolution) e-mail users who also have
In fact, adding all these up, we probaby total more than 90% of the
computer user population. :)
(I just made the 90% number up, but I still think it's a fairly high
number, in particular given that Windows accounts for more than 90% of
the world's desktops today)
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