IMAP Books

JStay at mediageneral.com JStay at mediageneral.com
Fri Jul 1 12:52:18 MDT 2005


Dovecot here too, all similar reasons as what everyone else has said.
Just worked better than the others tried.

Jesse 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On 
> Behalf Of Hans Fugal
> Sent: Friday, July 01, 2005 2:40 PM
> To: plug at plug.org
> Subject: Re: IMAP Books
> 
> dovecot. Not UW for all the reasons Corey gave, and not 
> Courier because it's just not as cool as dovecot. Seriously, 
> I've done the survey of IMAP servers and dovecot is the first 
> one to even try to look like its developers weren't insane.
> 
> On Fri,  1 Jul 2005 at 12:28 -0600, Corey Edwards wrote:
> > On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 12:08 -0600, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2005-07-01 at 11:02 -0600, Corey Edwards wrote:
> > > > I have that book and can't say I'd really recommend it. 
> It covers 
> > > > Cyrus and UW IMAP servers neither of which I use. The 
> clients it 
> > > > discusses are horribly out of date.
> > > 
> > > What server do you use?
> > 
> > Courier.
> > 
> > > Why?
> > 
> > UW IMAP has no run time configuration which is just looney, and I 
> > didn't want to use mbox. Instead, I prefer to use maildir 
> which Courier does.
> > 
> > Courier also supports POP3 and IMAP with and without SSL 
> support. The 
> > authdaemon can use all sorts of authentication backends, 
> such as PAM, 
> > LDAP, and MySQL. I chose to use Exim rather than Courier 
> MTA, though. 
> > I do lament that I can't use Sieve filtering scripts, but procmail 
> > works well enough.
> > 
> > Corey
> > 
> 
> 
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