Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164634
evolution does not show Exchange distribution lists in contact list
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:30 EST
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Description of problem:
Exchange (with Outlook or Outlook Web Access) allows users to compose distribution lists which allow users to easily send communication to a given set of contacts.
Evolution-connector does not expose these lists via the contact list or by allowing users to address mail to a distribution list.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to find a distribution list in your Exchange contacts list in Evolution.
2. You can't.
There was some discussion about this on the upstream development list here:
As far as I know, the feature hasn't been implemented.
The link you provided is to a single message with no replies from a few months
ago. We have different definitions of "discussion".
This is a feature that is used heavily by email users within my organization,
and is one which would reduce the productivity of anyone trying to move to a
Red Hat desktop.
Is it against Red Hat policy to add useful features to programs before the
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