[Dovecot] Import from Evolution

Jonathan Ryshpan jonrysh at pacbell.net
Sat Jun 23 12:23:35 EEST 2012

On Sat, 2012-06-23 at 10:30 +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> >> kmail v.3 is barely usable, v4 is good.
> >
> > It looks like you don't like any of the email programs we've discussed.
> > Which email programs do you like?
> it depends whether you ask what I personally use or what i recommend to my 
> clients.
> I personally use alpine exclusively. I don't like GUI interfaces. And i 
> use alpine directly handling maildir so it's not about IMAP. But if you 
> need mail client over IMAP - alpine can do this, but cannot cache.
> mutt can cache if you like that program. i don't - in spite of much better 
> functionality. alpine have lowest keypress to amount of word done ratio of 
> any mail program i know.
> For my clients it depends
> - windoze: exclusively thunderbird. It's FAR FAR from perfect but still 
> best you can get under windoze.
> - X11 terminal based config: well... it's funny but too thunderbird. All 
> QT based programs are useless with X11 over network. Thunderbird works 
> fine. I disable "folder synchronization" as well as indexing in it, so 
> it's acceptably fast. The need to connecting over localhost from account 
> X to account X to dovecot-imap is quite stupid but not a problem.
> For now it is thunderbird 10.0.5esr - both windows and FreeBSD

I want to be able to read and write HTML, since my correspondents use
and expect it, so alpine is out.  I had been happy with evolution, but
it is now badly broken under KDE, and I am in process of changing to
Thunderbird, as you see.

Thanks for the advice - jon

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