[maemo-users] [maemo-users] n800 standard email application

From: Andy Mulhearn unxmully at mac.com
Date: Tue Jan 16 17:39:42 EET 2007
On Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at 03:30PM, "Marius Gedminas" <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
>On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 02:01:51AM -0800, Andy Mulhearn wrote:
>> On Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at 09:53AM, "Simon Opelt" <simon at ebg13.at> wrote:
>> >> Hi to all lucky owners of the new N800!
>> >I am not one of them :(    (yet...)
>> >
>> >> Can any of you tell me if the bundled email application has been improved
>> >> over the IT2006 version? In particular, does it mange IMAP folders this
>> >> time?
>> >See [1] for a quite useful intro/overview on the N800.
>> >
>> >The mail client seems to be exactly the same .. product .. like the one
>> >shipped with IT2006
>> So completely broken then.
>I wouldn't call it "completely broken".  It does the things it was
>designed to do.  Now, "completely unusable" is a fitting description.

A semantic difference that I won't argue over. 

But perhaps Nokia would have been better balancing the resources comitted to getting the 800 to market against making sure it went to market with usable software. 

>osso-xterm + ssh + mutt beats the crap out of the built-in email client.

I used the browser to access .Mac, on the odd occasion I used mine which hasn't been for some time now.


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