> You might also want to keep in mind that most of us are moving away
> from WinDOZ, and are only too glad to do so,...
Glad to hear that. I, for one, used to be a Windows user (about 6 years
> ...and while you come across as a Linux "expert"...
I'm definitely not an expert! But I like the sound of it ;)
> ...keep in mind (which can be difficult for some - I've seen it too
> many times before) that not all of us who are moving over to Linux are
> computer "experts" but in large measure, we do know what we're talking
> about when it comes to our own use and applications of this
True, and again, wise words I'll keep in my mind in the future. I faced
the same problems before when I needed help for something I don't know
about much, yet, I get answers that appears to be more difficult and
frightening than the problem itself! Sometime, I still get that.
> As with Ubuntu, Evolution has clear promise, which may explain why
> Novel paid so much for the rights to it.
True, and again, happy to hear that.
Now, I would like to explain why I send the previous message:
When you talked about ASCII format and that Evolution doesn't
have a clear way of supporting it, the first thing that pops in
to my mind is that this person (you) have a backup of his/her
emails in mbox format since this format is:
* in ASCII
* the default mail format for email applications
* and the format I *myself* use to backup my own emails
that he/she wants to import to Evolution but don't know how.
That's why I sent that message. So, in the light of this
explanation, sorry if you thought I was mocking you or trying to