Full Article Attached Mozilla Minotaur Project Formally Launched

Monday March 24th, 2003

In a newsgroup posting, Scott MacGregor has formally announced the launch of Minotaur, a project to create a stand-alone mail client based on the Mozilla suite's Mail & Newsgroups component. While Minotaur will have largely the same feature set as Mail & Newsgroups, it will sport a simpler and more customizable user interface, much like the Phoenix redesign of the Mozilla browser. The revitalised Minotaur project combines the work of both the original Minotaur effort — which aimed to build a stand-alone version of Mail & Newsgroups — with that of Thunderbird, an enterprise intended to create a mail client to accompany Phoenix.

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by cgonyea

Tuesday March 25th, 2003 7:15 AM

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Since every single e-mail client includes an address book, I imagine that Minotaur will include one as well. Besides, that is an essential feature of an e-mail client. When someone says that the e-mail client will be simplified and slimmed down it doesn't mean that essential features are going to be stripped.