Tbird kb shortcuts (was Re: GTK+ E-mail App on par with Mutt?)
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On 02/03/08 09:38, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 03/02/2008, Michael Pobega <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I'm finally taking the plunge from full CLI to using an X server, and in
>> place of Mutt I've been using Evolution; But Evolution is nowhere near
>> as good as Mutt, with threading/speed/customizability (And to boot I
>> can't even use GViM as my editor!).
>> Can anyone suggest a good GTK+ e-mail reader/writer? I have cron getting
>> my e-mail so the client doesn't even need to have POP/IMAP.
> I recently switched from Kmail to Thunderbird, and I would recommend
> either of them. Kmail seems to thread better, but Tbird is not bad
> either. Tbird is very customizable with extensions. The only problem
> with either is speed:
> 1) Kmail's built in spam filter (bogofilter) is _s_l_o_w_
> 2) Thunderbird has a 1/10 second delay when switching messages.
> Also, Tbird's default keyboard shortcuts are a pain in the ass. You
> cannot browse messages and scroll messages with the arrow keys only.
> The only extension that solves it (Nostalgy) doesn't do it very much
> better: you must hold CTRL while arrowing keying to scroll.
Last month I tried KMail/KDE for a couple of weeks, because of how
the GNOME people have their heads stuck up MSFT's ass.
But couldn't stand it. The keyboard shortcuts wouldn't do what I
want them to do (even after considerable customization).
So I went back to Icedove & GNOME.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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