[maemo-developers] announcing the modest email project

From: Larry Battraw lbattraw at gmail.com
Date: Fri Feb 23 22:52:12 EET 2007
 Very exciting news!  I know the community has been hoping we'd have a
sponsored alternative to the existing email client.  First things
first-- when checking out via svn I use my garage user name and
password because it requires a login.  I get a 403 forbidden error, so
is there another login/password I should be using?


On 2/23/07, Dirk-Jan.Binnema at nokia.com <Dirk-Jan.Binnema at nokia.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> "modest" is an experimental little email client with gtk (desktop)
> and maemo frontends, and it uses tinymail (www.tinymail.org) as its
> backend.
> After being vaporware and inactive for quite some time, in the last
> months we have started working on it again. And now we make it available
> for developers as open-source software (the license is BSD'ish,
> please check the sources for details).
> modest is far from finished -- we have written a lot of the Lego
> bricks, but there is a lot of work left finishing them and glueing
> them together. Many things don't work, and we're only at the start
> of turning this into a usable e-mail client. "Release early, release
> often", and bear with us while we turn this into something
> useful.
> Check the webpage: http://modest.garage.maemo.org which has all the
> information and SVN-links. Of course, we're very interested in
> your comments, suggestions and... contributions.
> Best wishes,
> Dirk.
> PS: if you want to chat about this, you can catch me at the FOSDEM
> conference in Brussels, this weekend.

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