WebMail with threading

Björn Lindberg d95-bli at nada.kth.se
Thu Aug 12 04:10:00 PDT 2004


Archaic <archaic at linuxfromscratch.org> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 11, 2004 at 06:55:31PM +0200, Björn Lindberg wrote:
> > 
> > The servers I have heard about are Cyrus, which are supposed to be
> > good, but somewhat difficult to install; uw-imap and Courier, both of
> > which are supposed to be easy to install.
> 
> Not as easy as one might think. It depends on your needs. If all you
> have to do is retrieve your mail, then an impa or pop3 server would be
> the ticket. However, if you have to send mail, you either have to be
> able to relay through the remote host's smtp (either local or ISP) or
> you have to be able to relay through your own smtp server. Now you are
> talking SASL and possibly TSL support. Webmail stays local, at least.

Yes, but if he has to send mail, it doesn't matter wether he runs a
webmail or an IMAP server, he still has to find a solution for sending
mail. So it is an unrelated problem, no?


Björn



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