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Re: [trinity-devel] tdepim - no kmail icon in 'Internet' menu + config dialog way too small (clipping example captured!)

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:47:29 -0500
On Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:16:40 -0600
"Darrell Anderson" <darrella@...> wrote:

> Office seems more natural to me than Internet to find KMail. Lots 
> of people use mail clients in local office networks. I suspect most 
> office users do not consider mail an internet app but an office 
> app. Likewise for other PIM apps. The internet is only an extension 
> of those office related apps.

Um, no, Darrell.  Just, no.  The other PIM applications maybe, but
an email program is fundamentally an Internet program.  Install an
email application other than KMail and see where it places itself
in the menu.  I bet you it won't be under "Office".  Anyone who has
ever used a Linux box before will expect to find the email under
"Internet", and the set of people who 1. are office workers who
use email under *only* the circumstances you've described, *and*
2. want a real mail client instead of relying on webmail, *and*
3. have never used one before and so have no idea where to look
for it is *tiny*.

Putting a menu entry in *both* places might make sense, but if
the goal is to reduce clutter that's off the table.  If we're only
putting the thing in one place, "Internet" is the correct location.

E. Liddell