Fwd: [Kde-pim] Request to exclude KMail from the KDE 4.0 release

Sebastian Kuegler sebas at kde.org
Fri Dec 7 08:30:18 CET 2007

On Friday 07 December 2007 00:49:08 Allen Winter wrote:
> Yes, KMail is really as bad as indicated in the enclosed message.
> And so are many of the KDEPIM apps.

That matches what Mirko of KDAB told me. He also said that it should be fine 
by April.

One question (therefore CC: Thiago), what is affected by the missing SSL 
support? Or did that arrive in the meantime?

> Only KAlarm, KTimeTracker (formerly KArm) and a few other support tools
> will be ready for release.  I can't see KMail, KNode, Akregator, Kontact or
> KPilot being ready .. unless we have a Christmas Miracle.  Maybe KOrganizer
> will be ready.
> David Jarvie, Thomas and I are the only ones putting any real time into
> KDEPIM. But, alas, we failed to make much progress with such a huge module.
> I tried my best.
> Anyway... how to proceed?  Simply leave out the kdepim -4.0.0 tarball?

Yes. Bad luck, but PIM3 works fine in the meantime.

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