I was so hoping this would happen. I'd sign up in a heartbeat!
The goal is to offer Ubuntu users the best email experience possible while using the OS on a range of devices. But in order to do that youíve got to create a client thatís good enough to tempt users away from the already well-established webmail offerings including Gmail, Yahoo!, and Hotmail. That shouldnít be difficult for existing Ubuntu users, but Canonical wants to attract everyone to the Ubuntu platform, not just the Linux crowd.