[kde-linux] Exporting mails from kmail

John Andersen jsa at pen.homeip.net
Thu Jul 5 08:56:57 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 04 July 2007, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> Kmail stores its mail in ~/.kde/share/apps/kmail/mail. Don't ask me why
> it's hidden, nor why kmail silently overrides any attempt to put it
> elsewhere, but that's one reason why I want to change e-mail client.

If that's the best reason you have for changing I suggest you are 
on the wrong track.  Its not at all uncommon for kde applications
to store stuff in the "hidden" subdirectory structure.  
Thunderbird does not have half the features or functionality of Kmail.

Hidden is not an apt description.  Its hidden only in the sense
of keeping it out of your way.

> When I start Thunderbird it offers to import mail, but only of one type:
> Communicator 4.0. I assume that will not do.

Kmail can import a gazillion different types of mail.  If you are
going to a package that can only deal with one type, does that
not tell you something?

John Andersen

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