[kde-linux] Exporting mails from kmail

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 5 18:29:34 UTC 2007

On Thursday 05 July 2007 19:16:32 david wrote:
> How many other mail clients can import mail from KMail? What that
> suggests to me is the KMail is intended to be an email black hole - you
> can put your mail is but you can't get it out - just another form of
> vendor lock-in, to me.
There are just two main standards for mail message formats, as far as I know - 
mbox and maildir.  Kmail supports both.  What's more, both are plain text, so 
readable in a thousand apps.  That's the strangest lock-in I've seen.

Registered Linux User No.293302 (http://counter.li.org/)
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