Re: Kmail Features and Programming
On Monday 01 September 2008 20:41:52 Xavier Vello wrote:
> > 1) Is there a way to receive PUSH mail through a POP account using Kmail?
> > I know this feature is available via IMAP, but is it also available
> > through POP using Kmail?
> Iirc, there's no way to do such a thing with POP3.
> > 2) Does anyone have a good program to run the Linux program on a MS
> > Windows OS like Windows 2000?
> kmail4 should compile and run natively on windows. See
> http://windows.kde.org There's no wine equivalent for windows, but cygwin
> provides a POSIX environment for windows but needs specific compilation.
> > 3) Has any one else programed Kmail for use in updating websites via
> > email requests?
> I did it via procmail and a perl script to update a blog (the perl script
> parsing the email body and issuing mysql commands). Procmail has the
> advantage of running on the server while you have to run kmail on a third
> machine, with the risk of failure it adds.
Yes, use procmail to get mail to desired folders, then use dovcot or another
pop3 server (enable it outgoing in the firewall).
Kmail is only effective if it is running. Procmail, exim, fetchmail, etc., run
all the time.