Karmic Spec: Thunderbird Vs. Claws (Michele Mor)
simon.steinbeiss at elfenbeinturm.at
Fri May 15 14:10:24 UTC 2009
As I expected there's a bugreport about this (and it seems a fix was released):
On Fri, 15 May 2009 09:53:22 -0400
Robert Freeman-Day <presgas at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I just tried Claws and some plugins from the repos and the version of
> Claws seems to be newer than the plugins built (Ubu 9.04). Did you run
> into that during testing? If this situation is common, unfortunately I
> don't think it should be considered as a default client. Looks real
> nice so far though!
> Simon Steinbeiß wrote:
> > Robert Freeman-Day wrote:
> >> I will say there is key setup and management for the enigmail plugin
> >> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Specifications/Karmic/ThunderbirdVsClaws#Encryption).
> >> If you go to the OpenPGP menu, you should see an item called "Key
> >> Management" and I personally found it quite useful for dipping my toe
> >> into GPG.
> > True, thanks for pointing that out. I even realised that the plugin is in the universe
> > repositories. Maybe I'll update the comparison.
> >> That being said, you have convinced me to make another go of Claws.
> > Then I guess all the work was worth it :)
> > Michele Mor wrote:
> >> since this comparison was made in order to decide which application would be part of
> >> Karmic, I think you should have tried Thunderbird 3 (beta).
> > Well, to be honest I there's no consistent behaviour in Ubuntu as to when they
> > include a beta release. It's not yet in the Karmic repos and as far as I can see
> > there's not even a debian-package, only a binary one (which I tested). I just don't
> > think it's the same to test an early beta release from a binary than to test a
> > package that has already undergone some testing.
> > So in a way I think it would have been less fair to compare Thunderbird 3 beta2 with
> > Claws stable.
> > (Btw, what would be the significant changes from version 2 to 3 that you think are
> > really messing up the comparison?)
> > Regards,
> > Simon
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> Robert Freeman-Day
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