Re: KDEPIM & Cal-/Card-DAV
On Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:39:16 +0800
David Smith <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:31 PM, Benjamin Eikel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Am Montag, 26. November 2012, 16:11:21 schrieb Kevin Krammer:
> >> On Monday, 2012-11-26, David Smith wrote:
> >> > On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 11:00 PM, chymian <email@example.com>
> >> > wrote:
> >> > > at the moment I'm tied to icedove/thunderbird which is another
> >> > > sad story.
> >> > >
> >> > > tia
> >> > > günter
> >> >
> >> > Yes, I agree the state of KMAIL in Wheezy is really bad.. It's
> >> > *VERY* easy to make it crash 10-15 times an hour with normal
> >> > operation of the program. I've also resorted to just removing
> >> > it and running ice dove which is easily 1000x better in features
> >> > and never crashes.
> >> Is this a different version than the one in Unstable?
> >> Because the one in Unstable does not show that kind of behavior.
> >> Here it is one the few applications that run at all times (I start
> >> it one of the first things when logging in and never quit it until
> >> I log out) and this laptop often sees uptimes of 60 days and more.
> >> I do run it as a component within Kontact, but I would be
> >> surprised if this is the important difference.
> > Same for me. KMail runs rock stable here, too (unstable, libkdepim4
> > 4:184.108.40.206+l10n-3+b1, running inside Kontact).
> > But some of the features of newer KDEPIM (e.g. GroupDAV support)
> > would indeed be very nice. As far as I know the Debian KDE team
> > lacks manpower and therefore newer packages will takes some time.
> Looks to be the same version...
> I'm in mainland China which has artificial connectivity problems with
> google's mail servers. That *might* be the cause of my constant KMAIL
> crashes, but I never bothered to investigate further. Even when I'm
> not doing anything with KMAIL, and just have it running it in the
> background doing nothing, it will just crash all by itself and I have
> to regularly restart it. Again, that might just be because I have a
> lot of connectivity problems to the mail server that KMAIl is trying
> to use. I've tried doing everything in the book (deleting all of the
> user's config files, using a different user account on the PC, etc..)
> with no success.. I'm sure if I stop using google's mail servers from
> China, the problem will probably go away, but gmail's spam filter is
> the best I've ever seen so I keep using it anyway and just gave KMAIL
> the boot.
> The only reason I end up using IceDove or KMAIL is because gmail.com
> won't even load most of the time... At least with IceDove, I can write
> something up and queue it to send when it can.. KMAIL does that and
> then just crashes some time later, sometimes even losing my e-mail
> that I wrote without sending it :(.
I switched to claws-mail and never looked back.
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