[SATLUG] [OT] Testing Eudora

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 11:16:50 CDT 2008


Brad Knowles wrote:
> John D Choate wrote:
>
>> I haven't used Eudora for email since about 1994 and I didn't know it 
>> was still around (open source, no less).
>> Here's the link for anyone else who wants to try it.
>> I'm using version 8.0.0b3, beta binary distribution.
>
> Eudora no longer exists.  What is now being called Eudora is actually 
> Thunderbird with a few minor interface changes.  You can get the same 
> interface changes by installing the Penelope extension on a standard 
> Thunderbird configuration.
>
> It is currently very highly buggy.
>
>
> I've been a Eudora user since the 1.0 days, back when it was still an 
> open source program supported by the University where the author was 
> working.
>
> I've tried Thunderbird.  It is buggy, but I don't have much choice. 
> I've tried Thunderbird+Penelope, and it is highly buggy.  There's a 
> reason why I went back to plain Thunderbird.
>
Thanks for the clarification. I never used Thunderbird before and so far 
I'm not too impressed with this version.
I think I'll just stick to kmail as I have for years.


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