claws over thunderbird

David Rosenstrauch darose at
Tue Feb 2 16:54:12 CET 2010

On 02/02/2010 01:04 AM, Mihamina Rakotomandimby wrote:
>> David Rosenstrauch <darose at> :
>> On 01/31/2010 07:25 AM, Jerry wrote:
>>> I have use claws-mail for years and have found it far superior to
>>> KMail.
>> Just wondering:  how does claws-mail stack up against Mozilla
>> Thunderbird?
>>From the XFCE user and its philosophy:
> - it is GTK only (no mozilla libs as dependencies)
> - its memory footprint is smaller
> - filter possibilities are very smart, once you know how to configure it
> I just listed what I found in claws and not un thunderbird.
> The first point is not really relevant if you already use Firefox.
> I use Epiphany-webkit as browser and claws as MUA, so, no mozilla libs.

Not sure that I see any of these 3 being a significant win.  (T'Bird's 
filters seem powerful enough for my needs.)

But I'll give it a try and see how I like it.  T'Bird 3.0 gave me lots 
of problems, so I'm still pinned to 2.x - which I can't do forever.


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