W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-htmail@w3.org > July 2016

Re: Getting things to happen Re: is this group alive?

From: HTeuMeuLeu <remi@hteumeuleu.fr>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2016 08:13:41 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKZ2RFbL7DbCMhDUJNAqsK18bhsdpFz2c_BxLyV0904KGhRh6Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Joshua Cranmer <Pidgeot18@verizon.net>
Cc: public-htmail@w3.org
>
> I particularly don't see anyone from Outlook or Gmail here, nor any major
> mobile clients.


I agree that this is super important to attract these people here. But I'd
like to think that "if we build it, they will come". If we can get you guys
from Mozilla, Yandex and others to rally around an email standard, I
believe others will show interest too. (Microsoft, especially, has shown
interest in addressing issues in Outlook
http://freshinbox.com/blog/the-outlook-team-reaches-out/)

-- RĂ©mi

2016-07-07 6:16 GMT+02:00 Joshua Cranmer <Pidgeot18@verizon.net>:

>
>>
> In practice, one of the biggest stumbling blocks for compatibility is
> Outlook; nowadays, the major webmail vendors are equally important. I'm not
> sure if any representatives of those are on this list. My recollection when
> I first saw the group announced was that the majority of the people who
> expressed interest were not representative of implementors of clients.
> Looking at the list of introductions on this list in my archive folder, we
> have Dave Crocker, myself (I work on Thunderbird), and a Fastmail developer
> as the list of people who have introduced themselves as people who have
> actually implemented email clients. I particularly don't see anyone from
> Outlook or Gmail here, nor any major mobile clients.
>
> --
> Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried
> it. -- Donald E. Knuth
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 7 July 2016 06:14:40 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 19:54:18 UTC