Last attempt at reconciliation
lucy-ples at mtu-net.ru
Thu Sep 19 13:19:45 BST 2002
On Tuesday 17 September 2002 4:34 pm, Don Sanders wrote:
| I have been thinking some more about my position.
| I would like to present Michael the following final offer at a
| I be allowed to fork KMail and begin work on KMail2 a mail client
| largely based on KMail but with the intention of making radical
| fundamental changes to the core architecture as I describe in
| my "Stuff I'm working on" mail.
I am a 2-years+ user of KMail, and I am very happy with KMail and how it's
becoming better and better.
It would be sad for me if KMail is branched, and some of the branches go
I remember whne some time ago TheKompany announced Aethera, which was forked
Magellan project from KAlliance.
Now Kalliance.org is dead, and Aethera still not reached stable/usable state
(2 years after that happened...)
Do we need to repeat those mistakes? I hope not.
Some links (interesting to read nowdays):
So, if possible: please continue to work on *one* KMail.
May be, you just need to create development branch in KDE CVS, and this would
| Would that be acceptable?
| This would be somewhat similar to what my predecessor Stefan Taferner
| An example of where KMail and KMail2 would differ is that KMail would
| take the more conservative approach of embedding components like
| KOrganizer in it, while KMail2 would take the more radical approach of
| making a component out of KMail and embedding that KMail component in
| other applications.
| Does that sound agreeable?
| Yours hopefully,
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