KMail dependence on Akonadi

Leslie Turriff jlturriff at
Mon Jul 17 23:46:26 BST 2017

On 2017-07-11 21:44:31 Nicolás Alvarez wrote:
> Okay, let's change this around: What are you try to achieve with this
> discussion? Having someone agree with you and rewrite the whole KDE
> PIM system to not use Akonadi?
> Note that as far as I know, KMail doesn't connect to IMAP servers. It
> doesn't even read Maildir. akonadi_imap_resource connects to IMAP
> servers, and feeds the data to the Akonadi database, and KMail reads
> it from there. There is an akonadi_maildir_resource to do the same for
> Maildir. KMail doesn't send email, it puts email in an Outbox folder,
> akonadi_maildispatcher_agent sends email when the main akonadi daemon
> notifies it that the Outbox folder changed.
> --
> Nicolás

	Of course, those of us who object to having Akonadi's fingers in their Kmail 
can do what I did and revert to KDE3, with it's friendly user interfaces and 
straightforward Kmail.


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