> mpe(a)st-peters-high.devon.sch.uk said:
> > Unfortunatly there is a lack of Windows or X11 based mail programs
> > which can read maildir format. Even though it is ideal for network
> > workstations.
> There are a few around - well Unix/X11 ones, no windows ones I know of.
Interesting, could you give some pointers?
> However if you run both the courier-imap and sqwebmail, you can then
> read through the web or using any imap enabled client (including
> outlook and netscape).
The advantage of a program which simply looks in ~/Maildir is that
it dosn't need the user to either enter or store passwords. They
just run the program and it looks at the files.
Web and IMAP make more sense, IMHO, where the machine dosn't have
access to the relevent files directly (as either ~/Maildir or
X:\Maildir, maildir was designed to cope with NFS, it manages just
as well with SMB/CIFS). e.g. from home...
> If you add maildrop to the mix, you can then also do mail filtering on
> delivery, and whats more sqwebmail gives you a web GUI for editing your
> mail filters.
Or rather it would if I had time to get the latest version set up...
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