[kde-community] A new home for Mozilla Thunderbird at KDE?

Teo Mrnjavac teo at kde.org
Tue Apr 26 17:58:36 BST 2016

On martedì 26 aprile 2016 18:30:30 CEST Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Dienstag, 26. April 2016 16:03:43 CEST Jos van den Oever wrote:
> > Hello KDE-ers,
> > 
> > Mozilla Thunderbird is looking for a new home [1]. They are evaluating a
> > number of options. KDE was not in the initial list of options, but I think
> > KDE and Thunderbird would be an excellent fit.
> > 
> > This mail goes to kde-community at kde.org and to a number KDE members that
> > work on email. Please respond to kde-community to keep the thread on one
> > place.
> > 
> > I would like to hear what you think about the idea of Mozilla Thunderbird
> > joining KDE next to KMail, Kontact, Kube, and Trojita. I think we can all
> > benefit from being in one community and infrastructure.
> > 
> > Best regards,
> > Jos
> > 
> > https://lwn.net/Articles/685060/
> I'm all for offering Thunderbird to join KDE!
> This is not because I wouldn't believe in our own E-Mail offerings
> (otherwise I wouldn't be part of the Kube team as well as mentor a
> university project within KMail, would I?), but because KDE has never had a
> problem of being home to multiple applications in the same area, and I
> think they'd be more likely to benefit from one another than to
> "cannibalize" each other.

This, so much. I see no reason not to expand our presence in different 
segments of the e-mail clients market, if Thunderbird wishes to join us. The 
more, the merrier.

A huge +1.

Teo Mrnjavac
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