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[Discuss] Thunderbird 5.0

On 08/12/2011 11:01 AM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> On 08/12/2011 10:50 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>> In general, I like Thunderbird 5.0. But I still have some issues.
>> So, I am looking for some opinions based on experience, not things like
>> 'I hate evolution because of mono', or something like that. I don't
>> really care if the client has an integrated calendar. I don't even care
>> that much about the contacts. AFAIK, all these clients will import my
>> email and some settings, and hopefully most of my filters.
> Thunderbird does have its issues from time to time, but I have to
> admint that I haven't been able to find an email client better than it
> these days.  And I've definitely looked.  (Last year I was having some
> TBird problems, and I kicked the tires on a whole bunch of clients.) 
> Ages ago I used to use KMail (and Eudora before that).  But today
> TBird seems to me to be the most functional email client around: 
> available for both Linux and Windows, good support for both POP and
> IMAP, excellent support for multiple email accounts, good spam
> filtering, very good mail filtering, support for add-ons (allowing me
> to add really awesome complementary functionality like the SearchWith
> add-on), etc.  So despite it's periodic problems, I think it's still
> the best there is.
> Dunno ... I don't think I have any good suggestions for you.  Sorry!  :-(
BTW: Eudora is now built on Thunderbird.
Thanks. A positive opinion on T-Bird is as good as an opinion on the

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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