sylpheed-claws in xubuntu-desktop
siretart at tauware.de
Mon Feb 20 09:52:42 UTC 2006
Colin Leroy wrote:
> I read on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XubuntuProposedPackages that you have
> decided to use Sylpheed-Claws in Xubuntu... As a Sylpheed-Claws
> developer, you can guess I'm quite happy about that :-)
> However it seems the chosen package is sylpheed-claws (1.0.5-2), which
> is really old - and is in GTK1. Did you not choose sylpheed-claws-gtk2
> on purpose, or is it just an oversight?=20
> sylpheed-claws-gtk2 in Universe is currently at 1.9.100, but our latest
> release is 2.0.0, which hit the Debian repos this week-end. (I suppose
> it'll reach Dapper's universe soon).
> It works much better than the older gtk1 version, especially on IMAP
This would have to go in ubuntu universe first. We are currently in UVF
(upstream version freeze), so claws2 needs a excpetion first. 
describes our process and what to do.
Personally, I also feel that we should update claws2.
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