Re: [Evolution] What to do with short polemic praising Evolution?

On Fri, 2012-12-14 at 10:39 -0500, Miki Kocic wrote:
There's a short 1,900-word (two-page) polemic called "The Joys of the 
Command Line," which is aimed at Windows users and describes the 
advantages of runlevel 3 by featuring Evolution as an Outlook 2010 
equivalent that can be launched from the command line in a highly 
flexible and full-featured way. Who on the Evolution Team (or elsewhere) 
would be interested in acquiring such a document under a GPL?

Eh?  Launching Evolution, or just Evolution 'components' from the
command line is well documented;  in the documentation. (!!!)

  evolution --express
  evolution --component tasks
  evolution --disable-preview --component mail 

But, aside, I think these command-line-RULEZ type screeds (and they tend
to be little else) don't really contribute anything substantive to the
conversation.  They certainly aren't going to win over any users - not
like improved applications, closed bugs, and better documentation will.

And Evolution isn't Outlook 2010, and Outlook 2010 isn't Evolution.
Each is itself.  Open Source applications being pitched as stand-ins for
proprietary / commercial applications is a well traveled road to

(As an aside, I've observed that both Fedora 17 Xfce and Debian 6.0.6 
use Evolution as the default email client in their base installs. That's 
a bit like both the Tea Party and the Communist Party endorsing the same 
candidate for election. High praise indeed!)

It is the primary client, and collaboration component, of GNOME 3.  So
it seems natural to me.  It integrates with other applications in a way
that has no competitor.

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