[Alpine-info] compatibility question
Dan Mahoney, System Admin
danm at prime.gushi.org
Thu Apr 22 14:47:33 PDT 2010
On Thu, 22 Apr 2010, FHDATA wrote:
> I know this is a bit late considering that alpine has been out for some time.
> But we are finally moving to alpine 2.00 from the last of the pine series
> (4.64). We have a lot of users. Some are "old-timers"
> and not so technical ....
> I understand that essentially there are no issues going to alpine 2.00 from
> pine 4.64 but to be on the safe side ....
> Is it correct to state that generally, let say, 98% of functionality
> of pine exist in alpine to the extent that a general pine user does not even
> notice (s)he is using alpine? i.e. if I symlink alpine to pine
> would they even notice it?
They'd probably get the welcome to alpine greeting screen the first time,
which you could quell globally. Other than that, I've found it to be
mostly the same.
I want to see how you see.
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