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On 2011-01-01 2:42 PM, Jaime R. Garza wrote:
On Sat, Jan 1, 2011 at 20:36, Lee Hyde <> wrote:
I agree, an integration add-on for Thunderbird (and any other e-mail
clients or contact managers with an add-on architecture) would be a far
better use of resources. Simply making contacts available to LibreOffice
would do wonders for mail-merge luck functionality (for the life of me I
can't think of any other functionalities one would require of an outlook

But why only for Thunderbird?

Why not make an open container (or just modularize the existing one 
with a well defined interface) to will allow any application to use
the resources (e.g. dictionaries) and have full integration with all
LO resources?

I think that's what Lee meant by '(and any other e-mail clients or
contact managers with an add-on architecture)'...

I agree, choice is best, but there is also no reasonably mature
cross-platform alternative to Thunderbird+Lightning, so making it the
first fully supported mail client would be a great way to kick off a new
'Mail/Contacts Connector' plugin for LibO...


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