[Pdx-pm] Webmail solutions
joe at radiojoe.org
Tue Oct 18 09:15:33 PDT 2005
On Tue, 18 Oct 2005 at 7:37am -0700, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> This will be a duplicate for many of you. Sorry. My fingers on the
> mouse clicked faster than my mind and I sent this to PLUG. So now to
> the _correct_ list.
> A few months ( or years ) ago I asked about "perl" coded solutions for
> several common tasks. I can't remember if it was here or PLUG. I'm out
> again this time looking for a webmail solution that is coded in Perl.
> I've only found two that come close to nailing our needs.
> Acmemail/sparkle is one but it hasn't seen any changes on sourceforge in
> 3-1/2 years. The listed lead developer/programmer doesn't even make any
> reference to it on his personal site. My guess is it is dead project.
> The other is CaMail. A little newer but the last release was a little
> over two years ago -- v 0.2.1 I think. CaMail also has the advantages
> of working with IMAP and SMTP servers on other systems and ... the
> interface is done using Template-toolkit -- a big plus to me.
> Is anyone familiar enough with either of these so say if I should put
> effort into installing and ( possibly internally ) maintaining them? Or
> if there are other webmail solutions I didn't find via google.com or cpan?
I'm surprised you didn't come across openwebmail.  It is actively
developed, fairly popular, and quite nice. I've been running one install
of it for multiple domain names for a few years now at least and it has
always worked great.
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