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On 03/21/2016 01:02 PM, Kamil Paral wrote:
>> In general, I agree with Michael that Evolution is fairly complicated and
>> perhaps overpowered for an average user. That said, an email client is
>> expected default functionality on a new computer and the backlash we would
>> receive for not shipping one at all would be significant. There are still
>> many people out there who use IMAP or POP email accounts with either no
>> webmail interface or one that is far more painful even than Evolution to
>> navigate (I'm looking at *you* Zimbra).
> I know no one who uses a desktop email client and is a "general user".
> Literally, no one. And I tried remembering really hard :) I know some
> colleagues who use it, but those are all power users and can easily install
> it if needed.
I can list four individuals in my extended family alone, none of whom are
users". But anecdotes are not statistics.
And I thought I'd mention that, once you've created the online accounts for
or Microsoft accounts, the mail client works out of the box, without a need to
use a browser.