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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2004. This is your chance to be heard! Voting closes on February 3rd.


View Poll Results: Mail Client of the Year
Evolution 262 20.99%
Kmail 272 21.79%
Thunderbird 594 47.60%
Sylpheed 29 2.32%
pine 29 2.32%
mutt 28 2.24%
Balsa 1 0.08%
Opera M2 15 1.20%
SquirrelMail 17 1.36%
IMP 1 0.08%
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Old 01-17-2005, 08:06 PM   #76
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OK people, if we are gonna have Evolution as an option; then we really should have Kontact as an option instead of KMail. The email functionality of Evolution is not comparable to KMail. They are not even in the same class.

Kontact beats Evolution, hands down!

Old 01-17-2005, 11:47 PM   #77
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Mozilla Mail seems to be missing
Old 01-18-2005, 12:05 AM   #78
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Revolution, Evolution is the solution!
Old 01-18-2005, 06:46 PM   #79
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The T-Bird is amazing.
Old 01-19-2005, 04:25 PM   #80
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I voted IMP, just because I like webmail... since I can get at it from anywhere... My second choice is Evloution, I think it's really well laid out and has a clean but powerful interface.
I would like to point out, however, that I prefer GMail. I don't know if it could really be included on the list since it's neither open-source nor publicly available(and it's an entire email solution rather than just a client), but, hands-down, it kicks a** over anything else I've used despite only being in the beta stage.
Old 01-21-2005, 05:51 AM   #81
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mutt is the way for me
Old 01-25-2005, 12:14 PM   #82
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Thunderbird is the perfect replacement for Outlook Express. Thunderbird has one of the best and most needed feature...and that is......

Thunderbird supports IMAP filters - a feature I didnt find in any other mail a user just sets a filter on his local machine and his mails get arranged automatically on the IMAP mail server...isnt that great ??

Thunderbird is the winner for me!
Old 01-26-2005, 12:06 PM   #83
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I have been using Squirrel Mail for the past couple of months and so I voted for it. But I am a supporter of the Mozilla foundation and their work so I naturally like Thunderbird
Old 01-28-2005, 06:36 AM   #84
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Originally posted by J.W.
Evolution. The only nitpicking issue I have is the lack of a Next and Prev message button when you are reading an Email. -- J.W.
V 2.0 got that but wheres the weather gone?

Still swear by Evo tho.
Old 01-28-2005, 08:23 AM   #85
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T-Bird here too
Old 01-29-2005, 09:13 PM   #86
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I just want to read mail. Kmail suits this purpose but with the Kontact it's overkill so I turn that off.
Old 02-01-2005, 04:38 AM   #87
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Old 02-01-2005, 07:13 AM   #88
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Old 02-01-2005, 07:28 AM   #89
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I am using sylpheed-gtk2
it is good enouph for me
Old 02-01-2005, 08:12 AM   #90
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Opera M2 - why have millions of app's running, when opera does "both"!




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