Re: GNOME plans (--> mail clients)

Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 31, 1999 at 02:38:27PM -0300, Augusto Cesar Radtke wrote:
> > On Sat, 31 Jul 1999, James Green wrote:
> >
> > > Yep. In that department, OutLook isn't bad. MS has always been very good
> > > at UI design imho.
> >
> > No M$ please, I'm thinking in a Eudora like look and feel. :)
> >
> Why not use skins for the proposed mailer, so folks that like outlook can
> have it look like outlook, folks that like eudora can have it look like
> eudora, and folks that like mutt/elm/pine/whatever can hve it look that
> way too...
> Perhaps some creative theft from xmms (which allows skins and is GPL'ed)
> could speed things up...
>  -Erik

Well, creative theft is not a Good Thing in this case, because this will
make the GNOME Mailer look like nothing else in GNOME. All that is
"needed" is a method to relayout the widgets, and even that, IMO is a
bit of a useless feature (despite what the Mozilla people will tell

    Jim Cape

    "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them
     pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
        -- Winston Churchill

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