Goodbye Eudora, Hello Thunderbird
Instead of simply abandoning Eudoras customers, however, Qualcomm is partnering with Mozilla Corp. to create "Penelope," a customized version of Mozillas Thunderbird e-mail client that will be optimized for Eudora customers.
Penelope is being developed by half a dozen of Eudoras most experienced programmers.
Their goal is to create a Eudora-user friendly version of Thunderbird that will import their stored mail and contact lists, and all of their Eudora settings.
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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