FOSS Web Mail - What do you use?

Jesse Stay jesse at thestays.org
Wed Nov 29 11:23:30 MST 2006


Have you tried Zimbra?

On 11/29/06, Ryan Simpkins <plug at ryansimpkins.com> wrote:
> On Wed, November 29, 2006 10:58, Jesse Stay wrote:
> > This seems to be a very common topic on PLUG/SLLUG.  There are some
> > great solutions in the archives on this.  See my comments in the
> > archives on Zimbra.
>
> That is a very good point. I have to wonder why it is such a frequent topic. Perhaps
> there are no really solid FOSS options for webmail service. With companies like
> Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft dumping money like crazy in to their web mail systems
> maybe they are out-competing what a FOSS project can get going. Necessity is the
> mother of all invention, if gmail is good enough why spend development cycles
> creating something different?
>
> These free services set the bar rather high in some cases. Some of my less technical
> friends have been using Yahoo mail for 6+ years. Old habits are hard to break. Users
> have come to expect quite a bit from their webmail. They want it to work in a very
> specific way.
>
> -Ryan
>
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