Article Idea: Email Clients in Fedora

Jiri Eischmann eischmann at
Mon Jan 18 16:55:18 UTC 2016

Justin W. Flory píše v Ne 17. 01. 2016 v 14:03 -0500:
> On 01/14/2016 05:24 PM, Jiri Eischmann wrote:
> > I've translated the article. It's currently saved as "pending
> > review". The text definitely needs proof reading. I'd also like to
> > ask for help with screenshots. All original screenshots I made are
> > with Czech localization. It would take me quite some time to set up
> > all clients again and it always looks more natural if the app is
> > really used. Is here anyone who is using any of the clients and
> > could do a screenshot for me (for the sake of consistence they
> > should all use the default Adwaita theme and there should be
> > borders with wallpapers, screenshots looks better with that than
> > with just a window).
> > 
> > I added a featured picture from the original article as a
> > placeholder. It could be used, but it's just my amateur effort, I'm
> > pretty sure Ryan or anyone else of the Fedora design team can make
> > something much better.
> > 
> > I've also been thinking about adding a note with a Fedora
> > contributor who uses that particular client saying why it's her/his
> > choice. What do you think about this idea? That would put faces to
> > our software and show that Fedora contributors use software from
> > Fedora. I already have some candidates from the voting at G+:
> > Evolution is used by Peter Robinson, Thunderbird by Christoph
> > Wickert, Geary by Jakub Steiner, Kmail by Dan Vratil, Mutt by
> > Harish Pillay or Petr Sabata. I haven't found anyone with Alpine
> > and Claws Mail.
> Excellent, thanks Jiri! I can get to proofreading the article today
> and 
> making sure everything is ready to go.
> As for screenshots, I can contribute a screenshot from Thunderbird
> if 
> it's still needed. I know this email is a few days old so I'm not
> sure 
> if you already got one elsewhere - if not, let me know and I can
> grab 
> one and add it to the article.

Yes, it is still needed. I haven't had time to work on it. I use
Evolution and Geary, so I can get screenshots of those. Claws Mail,
Kmail, Alpine, and Mutt still wanted. I would really prefer Adwaita
theme for the screenshots so that they all look consistent.

> I love the idea of interviewing contributors of Fedora and asking
> them 
> why they use that client. It definitely does add a face to our
> software 
> and adds a unique perspective to each client too. +1 to this!

OK, let me work on it.

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