[maemo-developers] announcing the modest email project

From: Carlos Guerreiro carlos.guerreiro at nokia.com
Date: Sat Feb 24 15:56:28 EET 2007
ext maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org 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.
Dirk, that's really good news.
Btw, I would  like to see modest and the necessary dependencies in 
sardine :-)

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