Goodbye Eudora, Hello ThunderbirdBy Steven Vaughan-Nichols | Posted 2006-10-12 Email Print
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Popular e-mail client Eudora is being retired, but Qualcomm is partnering with Mozilla to create a customized client called "Penelope" for its customers. (DesktopLinux.com)Eudora, once one of the most popular e-mail clients, is finally being retired.
Instead of simply abandoning Eudora's customers, however, Qualcomm is partnering with Mozilla Corp. to create "Penelope," a customized version of Mozilla's Thunderbird e-mail client that will be optimized for Eudora customers.
Penelope is being developed by half a dozen of Eudora's most experienced programmers.
Specifically, by Version 1.0, the following Eudora features will be ported to the new open-source e-mail client:
The road map is still subject to change, depending on what Eudora users want from the new e-mail program, according to Qualcomm.
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