Re: Proposed: evolution

On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 11:21 +0200, D.M.D. Ljungmark ( Spider ) wrote:
> Jeff Waugh wrote / skrev:
> > Description:
> > 
> >   Evolution is an integrated mail, addressbook and calendaring application
> >   for GNOME. It brings in a number of dependencies: evolution-data-server,
> >   gal, gtkhtml and libsoup.
> > 
> +1
> For some time we have shipped a WebBrowser, and an email application is 
> a good step towards a modern desktops feature completion.
>  From a packaging standpoint though, I haven't looked at evolution 
> 1.5.x, however the previous cycles have been one of the most hellish 
> applications ever to package, with more prone breakage due to the sheer 
> complexity and measure of it.  How well has it evolved here? Will we 
> still expect strange issues and internal forks of the db suite?
the worst dependency, which was the 3.1.17 version of berkeley db is
gone, so it should be much easier to package now.


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