Karmic Spec: Thunderbird Vs. Claws (Michele Mor)

Robert Freeman-Day presgas at gmail.com
Fri May 15 15:06:21 UTC 2009

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I (and the others you have influenced to try it) will await the fix to
be implemented.


Simon Steinbeiß wrote:
> Robert,
> As I expected there's a bugreport about this (and it seems a fix was released):
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/claws-mail-extra-plugins/+bug/358608
> Regards,
> Simon
> On Fri, 15 May 2009 09:53:22 -0400
> Robert Freeman-Day <presgas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Simon,
> 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!
> Robert
> 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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