[CentOS] Minor dovecot/KMail problem

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 20:05:12 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 10:39 PM, Filipe Brandenburger <filbranden at gmail.com
> wrote:

>  On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 20:41, Kevin Kofler<kevin.kofler at chello.at>
> wrote:
> >> I again reiterate: have you tested this on a vanilla installation of
> KDE?
> >> Don't assume its an upstream bug until you have verified it by getting
> the
> >> upstream sources and testing it.
> >
> > this is an upstream bug and needs to be reported
> > and fixed upstream!
> Although I agree that most bugs in KDE are upstream bugs and not
> distro-specific, in my recent experience what I have seen is that KDE
> is dismissing the bugs saying that the bug does not exist in KDE 4 and
> that users should upgrade, which is obviously not an option for users
> of CentOS 4 or 5 (or RHEL for that matter).
> I support an environment with about 25 users of CentOS (4) desktops,
> most of them used KDE and KMail (for historical reasons), but recently
> when they start bumping at those bugs I don't even bother and
> recommend that they move to GNOME and Thunderbird instead, which are
> much better supported, both in CentOS/RHEL, and in their own projects.
> Some might consider KDE superior, but as long as they will refuse to
> support KDE 3, they are dead to me...

Upstream has always used GNOME as the default. I switched to Thunderbird and
I won't look back to Evolution or anything else.
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