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[openFATE 318022] evolution tnef integration
Feature changed by: Tomáš Chvátal (scarabeus_iv)
Feature #318022, revision 2
Title: evolution tnef integration

- openSUSE Distribution: Unconfirmed
+ openSUSE Distribution: Rejected by Tomáš Chvátal (scarabeus_iv)
+ reject reason: Unfortunately nobody seem to care about the ytnef
+ library and the support code, it bitrotted and got so borken it had to
+ be removed. Thus all recent distros seem to build evolution without
+ this plugin. If someone would care to shape up the packages in the OBS
+ it is just matter of switching the variable in the evolution.spec
+ afterwards.
Requester: Desirable

Requested by: David Hodgson (jetojedno)
Partner organization:

the tnef plugin for evolution seems to have disappeared from all
available repositories.
A better solution is for evolution to recognise tnef plugins and unpack
them automagically rather than present a winmail.dat file for separate

Use Case:
Contact sends an email with attachments from outlook or exchange.
Attachments are packed as winmail.dat files.

Business case (Partner benefit): windows outlook & exchange persist and contacts are
unable to easily prevent it from sending these nasty attachments.
Opening these attachments is difficult in evolution - the file must be
saved somewhere, unpacked using tnef then the attachments found and

openSUSE Feature:

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