Yesterday I decided to install the unstable debian package
of evolution (2.0.2-3). The primary new feature I wanted=20
was the calendar overlay:
"The new overlay feature enables users to view multiple calendars so =20
they can see their personal calendars as well as those of coworkers,=20
work groups and others in a single color-coded view. This allows users
to see conflicts or possible events without using the free/busy=20
* All my contacts were duplicated; I removed the second copy of each=20
entry by hand.
* There was one small problem migrating a mailbox.
So far I observe that:
* It's slow.
* I move some email to various folders, and there was a type-ahead=20
feature for selecting the target mailbox in evolution 1.4 that is=20
not yet in 2.0.
* I miss the shortcut bar (especially for returning quickly to the
On Thu, 2004-12-09 at 08:42 -0600, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:
Whoops...premature send. Continuing the list (and noting that I haven't
looked closely at the documentation on these matters):
> So far I observe that:
> * It's slow.
This is a big downer and I hope that performance improves very soon.
> * I move some email to various folders, and there was a type-ahead=20
> feature for selecting the target mailbox in evolution 1.4 that is=20
> not yet in 2.0.
> * I miss the shortcut bar (especially for returning quickly to the
* There's no "stop" button. I used that when evolution would go off=20
into the weeds and yesterday I had to kill the process to get it to
* I tried to use the overlay feature by supplying a URI to a=20
password-protected ics file. I didn't see any way to furnish a=20
username/password outside of the URI itself. A workaround might
involve an ssh forward but I expected it to be easier.
* There's more support for fighting spam, which I haven't tested.