On Monday 19 February 2018 15:52:37 m...@neidorff.com wrote:

> On Monday, February 19, 2018 3:16:20 PM EST deloptes wrote:
> > Brad Rogers wrote:
> > > So far, my experience with KDE/QT5 has been good;  Things that
> > > were, in the past, broken, now work again.  I've not found
> > > anything wrong at all.
> >
> > yes a friend installed it and showed it to me, so the difference was
> > there. I also looked at Qt5 and the Sailfish OS project - it is
> > impressive.
> >
> > > That said, I don't now, nor have I ever, used kmail, so can't
> > > comment about the state of play there.
> >
> > but this friend also does not user kmail and I am a heavy kmail
> > user. And even kmail is not the problem but the attitude of the KDE
> > team.
> I am a long time kmail user.  I have noticed significant improvment in
> stability and the filtering of incoming mail.  I use the filtering
> extensively. Before the last release, at the beginning of a KDE
> session, filtering was OK, but it slowed down with use.  In the latest
> version, it is extremely fast, and it doesn't get slower with use. 
> The only "bug" I have found in this version of kmail (5.5.2) is that
> an occasional "ghost" message will be in a folder and can't be
> removed.  I store emails locally via IMAP--one message per file--and
> except for the ghosts, I am extremely pleased.  I currently have over
> 126,000 messages stored and about 8 "ghost" messages.  I searched
> through the individual files that contain the e-mails and I can't find
> files for the ghost messages.
> If the attitude of the KDE folks is the problem, please remember that
> they are not full time KDE programmers and customer service is
> probably not their strong suit.
> I don't know if you consider this a valid comparison or not, but:
> In October 2017 (as I recall), my bank (which shall remain nameless)
> announced that there would be a new version of the on-line access
> software coming out on January 1st.  Then, around January 10th they
> announced that the upgrade had some unresolved issues, and would not
> be rolled out until February 1st. February 1st arrived and passed. 
> The new software was put in place on the 12th.  Since then, I have
> been unable to login to my account.  No help on the screen.  When I
> called last week, they said that they were ware of the problem and
> were working very hard to resolve it.  No apology.  They can tell me
> my balance over the phone, but that is about it.  IMO, this is absurd.
> Mark

That would result in my 5 digit balance being moved. However a phone call 
generally resolves the problem, but the threat is there, and they know 

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