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Re: Thanks to All (Was: MUA & Yahoo)

On Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:08:16 -0400
Frank McCormick <debianlist@videotron.ca> wrote:

> On 04/29/2013 10:10 AM, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> > On Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:41:50 -0400
> > Frank McCormick <debianlist@videotron.ca> wrote:
> >
> >> On 04/28/2013 09:41 PM, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> >
> >>> [snip]
> >>> I just wish it could open in Sylpheed's reader window itself,
> >>> instead of me having to switch to a different workspace where
> >>> google-chrome is running all the time.  Would Thunderbird or
> >>> similar do that?  I've never used it, so I don't know.
> >>
> >>
> >>     That's one of the main reasons I switched from Sylpheed to
> >> Thunderbird. It's handling of html is built-in. A second reason
> >> was I found Sylpheed's IMAP-handling a little flakey. YMMV.
> >
> > Flakey in what way?  So far, I haven't noted anything unusual with
> > Sylpheed.
>     As I recall (it's been a year or two since I switched) Sylpheed
> was timing out on one or two IMAP connections...waiting for the 60
> sec timeout, then rebuilding the IMAP connection, at which point
> everything would be fine...until the next time when it would timeout
> again..etc etc. I spent a lot of time configuring and reconfiguring,
> Googline the problem etc. Thundebird never seems to have the problem.

Haven't noted any "time outs" here.  Maybe, it was bug that's been
fixed since last used it or the time out has been turned off by
default.  Don't know.  But I'll keep an eye out.

>    As far as plugins, CLAWS is the definite winner. Sylpheed has very 
> few (if any).

Sylpheed only has one, as far as I can find.


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