Fifteen years of KDE
Posted Oct 23, 2011 16:35 UTC (Sun) by anselm
In reply to: Fifteen years of KDE
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Would kind of also ruin the offline support.
I couldn't care less about KMail's offline support. I run offlineimap, which works a lot better for me, anyway.
] but then why remove the caching and offline capability if all you want is to use a different DB engine?
I'd prefer not to have to run a DB engine for the exclusive benefit of my mail program at all, thank you very much. I've been using KMail for years and years without the added complication of a »DB engine«, and I can frankly see no benefit whatever in the added complication. Show me one compelling reason why I would even want to run a complete MySQL or PostgreSQL server just to power my mail reader and I might reconsider. I can tell you right off the bat that caching and offline support are not compelling reasons.
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