[kdepim-users] distribution lists in KMail Address Book

Louis Hinman lou at manhattanhandyman.com
Tue Aug 11 20:25:31 BST 2009

On Tuesday 11 August 2009 02:07:34 pm Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 August 2009, Louis Hinman wrote:
> > I have not received any comments on my last (more detailed)
> > exposition of the problem I've had with distribution lists in KMail
> > 1.9.10 (see below).  I'm guessing, therefore, that this is a bug in
> > what is, admittedly, by now a somewhat older version of KMail.
> Yes, it seems to be a bug. Please see my other reply.
> > I'm wondering if I would be well advised to get the most recent
> > stable release of KMail. (I hate to second-guess the fine Slackware
> > team, but I can't really get by without distribution lists.) If I
> > were to install the most recent stable release of KMail, while
> > retaining KDE 3.5.10, would I be likely to have any difficulties?
> > (Or would I need to replace KDE 3.5.10 with a more recent release
> > also?)
> Yes and no. KMail 1.9.10 was the last KMail in the KDE 3 series. All
> more recent versions of KMail are based on KDE 4. In theory, it is
> possible to run a KDE 4 application (e.g. the most recent stable
> version of KMail) in KDE 3.5. In practice, it is not easy to set this
> up correctly. Unless your distribution allows you to install KDE 4
> applications while using KDE 3.5 I advise against doing so.
> Anyway, hopefully my other reply solves your problem with KMail 1.9.10
> so that you can keep using KMail 1.9.10 until you finally upgrade all
> of KDE from KDE 3.5 to KDE 4.3 (or 4.4 or ...).
 I just saw on the Slackware forum alt.os.linux.slackware that Slackware 13 
(due out "any day") will be the first Slackware incorporating KDE 4.*.

Thanks again.

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