Yet another failed KDE release?

dE . de.techno at
Fri Apr 19 17:48:08 BST 2013

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 7:32 PM, dE . <de.techno at> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 2:47 PM, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati <
> renaud at> wrote:
>> On Sunday 24 Mar 2013 11:41 my mailbox was graced by a message from Kevin
>> Krammer who wrote:
>> > For example, if we look at KMail, one can easily fall into the trap of
>> > thinking of it as just an program for writing and reading emails and
>> thus
>> > compare it too closely with other products that do that but only that.
>> > However, if one considers the additional requirements, it becomes often
>> > quickly obvious that other product's features for those requirements are
>> > either quite crude or not existant at all.
>> Thank $DEITY the other products do not, or they would be bloatware in the
>> same
>> way Kmail has become.
>> For a test, install any distribution without KDE, then try to install
>> Kmail,
>> and see how many Mb you have to install....
>> Given that most users only need a simple email client, with attached
>> addressbook, what about a Kmail-lite, that would be smaller, faster and
>> simpler, for those users who do not feel the need to have a complete
>> petrochemical works for preparing a cup of tea....
>> Cheers,
>> Ron.
> It's perfectly OK to add new features, cause you should listen to
> everyone's advice and try to make everyone happy.
> Even if it's blotware, if things work OK for simple requirements (that's
> not the case with Kmail), then what's wrong?

Anyone still interested? [?]
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