Re: Need alternative to Mozilla Thunderbird

Subject: Re: Need alternative to Mozilla Thunderbird
From: Craig Cardimon <craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Michael McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:47:29 -0400

Thanks Mike.

Michael McCallister <workingwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>Craig,
>
>I wouldn't panic about this. Mozilla announced "the end of the line"
>for
>Thunderbird in July 2012, and I just upgraded Thunderbird to v24 a week
>or
>two ago. At the time, Mozilla basically said there weren't any new
>features
>coming to Thunderbird, mostly because email was a mature technology. I
>think plugins are still being made and released, and all the other
>usual
>security updates and the like happen regularly. Here's a blog I posted
>at
>the time:
>
>http://metaverse.wordpress.com/2012/07/08/674/
>
>That said, I'm always open to hearing about new mail clients, if anyone
>knows of another Windows client.
>
>Mike
>
>
>Mike McCallister
>In stores now: 2nd Edition of "WordPress in Depth" (with Bud Smith)
>Notes from the Metaverse: http://metaverse.wordpress.com
>
>
>On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Craig Cardimon
><craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
>
>> Whirlers,
>>
>> I heard a rumor that Mozilla plans to discontinue development of
>> Thunderbird (to concentrate its attention on Firefox).
>>
>> I love Thunderbird, I use it everyday at home. But I would rather
>migrate
>> off of it sooner rather than later.
>>
>> Any suggestions on a good, free email client?
>>
>> --
>> Cordially,
>> Craig Cardimon
>> "The Duct Tape Writer"
>> (Assignments wrapped. Deadlines beaten.)
>>
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