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Jan 08, 2001, 23:13 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joshua Drake)

"To date, Linux does not have any groupware client-side applications. There are some that are Web-based, but none that are native to the two popular Linux desktops, KDE and Gnome."

"That situation is about to change. Three very interesting projects are currently being developed within the various Linux communities that will allow the professional e-mail user to get the most out of Linux. The professional e-mail user is the person who requires a robust, efficient e-mail client to manage all of their information. A typical profile for such a user would be a salesperson or manager."

"The first of the projects is the Evolution 0.6 (preview release) personal information manager client from Helix Code Inc., in Cambridge, Mass. Helix Code is the company that is driving the rewrite of Gnome into what is called Helix Gnome...."

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