Since SquirrelMail Looks Like It Will Never Be Supported Again...

Reko Turja reko.turja at
Sat Aug 31 11:49:50 UTC 2013

-----Original Message----- 
From: Frank Leonhardt

> FWIW I'm using Dovecote 1 or 2 for the IMAP. In particular, Dovecot 1 with 
> Squirrelmail has been really hammered, but has never broken. I sometimes 
> get time-outs copying thousands of emails in one hit, but that's fair 
> enough and nothing has ever been lost. Could the server be the problem in 
> your case? I found the standard imapd did weird things for a lot of 
> clients, and making the switch after many years of trying to blame the 
> client software was a really good decision.

Running Cyrus here for ages, it might be a bit of pain to set up, but it's 
been a really bulletproof and "zero maintenance" solution. The problems 
cannot be replicated on any other client, only Squirrel has those problems 
with mail not showing up.


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