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Re: Move Evolution to Extras?



On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 09:11 -0400, Dimi Paun wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 07:42 -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Evolution belongs in the bitbucket.
> 
> Alan,
> 
> This is pretty scary. Switching people off email clients like
> this is a big problem. People get really attached to their MUAs
> for lots of reasons, not in the least being that their mail 
> archives can't be easily moved from client to client.
> 
> Guys, Red Hat has been pushing Evo for a _long_ time now. It has
> to stay behind their choices, not force millions of users to switch
> at a drop of a hat (pun intended :)).
> 
> This is a lot more serious than switching web browsers or other
> apps. Too many people will get affected, and rightfully pissed
> at RH. Silly excuses that you couldn't hire people to work on it
> will not fly.
> 
> I'm really surprised that folks at RH throw around such scenarios
> without thinking a bit about consequences. How can enterprises trust
> you with any technological guidance/decision when you are willing to
> do things that would cost them untold millions without even blinking?

You are over over-dramatizing. This is not a place for enterprises to
get technology guidance and nobody's personal opinions here is going to
cost anyone untold millions.  


Rahul


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