[maemo-users] Modest (was Re: [maemo-users] Removing email client)

From: Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com Jakub.Pavelek at nokia.com
Date: Thu Feb 1 11:38:17 EET 2007
>> Asked myself the same yesterday when seeing this:
>> il
>> -client
>So, at least we know modest is still under development. It's a 
>little disappointing that in the flurry of excitement of 
>Tinymail starting, modest was created on garage as an open 
>source product - but then got pulled by (presumably) Nokia legal.

Agree, this was just sad.

>It's now been over a year, with no sign of Modest. At least if 
>it was open source we could assist with the UI. Or is the 
>delay in Tinymail?
>What can we do to help?
>For example, I'd like to ensure that Modest doesn't make the 
>same UI gaffes as osso-email (e.g. using osso-browser to 
>render all mail, resulting in slow navigation and display).

AFAIK they are not using the browser to show emails anymore since
IT-2006 - I would think they use gtkhtml instead. 

And then UI discussions tent to be very subjective whereas code issues
are much easier to agree on ;)



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