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Eudora

Electronic mail software for communicating over TCP/IP from Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Windows NT, and IBM OS/2 computers. Both commercial and free versions are produced by QUALCOMM, Inc.

Eudora

A popular full-featured Internet mail program (mail client) from Qualcomm for Windows and Mac. Available in light, sponsored and paid versions, Eudora was often bundled with computers and ISP startup packages in the early days of the Internet.

From Eudora to Penelope to Eudora OSE
Qualcomm dropped support for the commercial Eudora product in 2007. However, Eudora lived on as the Penelope open source project from the Mozilla Foundation (www.mozilla.org). Using the Thunderbird mail client as its foundation, Penelope extensions added more Eudora functionality. Later, the Eudora name was resurrected as a single product based on Thunderbird and Penelope and then Eudora became Eudora OSE (Open Source Edition) to avoid confusion with the original software. Version 1.0 of Eudora OSE was offered in 2010. For more information, visit http://wiki.mozilla.org/Eudora_Releases. See Thunderbird.

Eudora Was a Pulitzer Prize Winner
Developed by Steve Dorner at the University of Illinois, Eudora was first released as freeware for the Macintosh in 1988 and later for Windows. It was the first popular graphics-based mail program, and more than 20 million people have used it.

The software was named after Eudora Welty (1909-2001), an American novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner who, along with such greats as William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams, created a Southern literary renaissance in the U.S. from the 1930s to the 1950s. One of Miss Welty's short stories, "Why I Live at the P.O.," was a tale about a woman who lived at the post office instead of at home. It inspired Dorner, who was spending so much time programming a mail application. See stationery.
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I'm excited for Eudora to be returning to the open source community," said Steve Dorner, vice president of technology for QUALCOMM's Eudora Group.
We're pleased to welcome Eudora and its millions of users to the world of open source," said Frank Hecker, executive director of the Mozilla Foundation.
More information about the open source version of Eudora and details for existing customers of the classic version of Eudora can be found at http://www.
Anyone who gets too much spam will benefit from upgrading to Eudora 6.
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I got hooked on Eudora several years ago when it pioneered the e-mail spelling checker.