Outlook With FreeBSD IMAP

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Tue Feb 27 04:05:15 UTC 2007

Wojciech Puchar wrote:
>> the extra features of on exchange server some place (shared calendars 
>> etc), getting users to move away from Outhouse is a major security 
>> improvement and reduces most of the email tech support calls.
> i provide services for users, including mail services with IMAP access. 
> and i often help users of my services how to configure their client 
> programs (which is often not my duty) for free.
> but i don't help solving problems that people willingly create, FOR 
> EXAMPLE by using Outlook for mail.
> other examples are using internet explorer, others are installing some 
> "magic firewalls" and "feeling secure" instead of just stopping all 
> windows network services and then running few really needed (often none).
> Other is using POP3 instead of IMAP, so no e-mails are kept on server 
> side (and backed up by me daily) and then
> but thats problems they are willingly creating, and chance to get some 
> cash providing data recovery services etc...
> people are allowed to be stupid. it's natural. no need to worry

Sometimes managing calendars and corporate schedules can be a pain in 
the ass. I don't see how groups like Intel could do it any other way..

For smaller groups though, it isn't as necessary, yes..

Besides, I still like my Thunderbird / pine :).

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