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Re: configuration of postoffice / kmail?

On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 04:04:29PM +0200, Finn-Arne Johansen wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 03, 2004 at 11:30:34AM +0200, Ralf Gesel|ensetter wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 1. Oktober 2004 14:49 schrieb Ralf Gesel|ensetter:
> > > - double check
> > 
> > Hi, now it is myself again replying. Together with Patrick W., we checked the 
> > setup again. As a matter of fact, kmail is not preconfigured (apart from the 
> > user name in identity). After some trials, we managed to get imap running 
> > this time with kmail (SSL must be activated). 
> > 
> > Fetching mail through POP3 eventually failed - and apparently there is not 
> > even a pop3 deamon installed. After some discussions we agreed, that it is 
> > virtually not necessary to have a pop3 service, as the mail can be read by 
> > imap as well (they stay on the server either case). Only for teaching 
> > reasons, pop3 should be available. 
> pop3 should be dead, long live imap :) 
> > Alas, we didn't copy the working settings from kmailrc. This has to be done in 
> > order to prepare some /etc/skel/..../kmailrc to be working out of the box.
> Problem is that you have to set up the username as well, and this
> changes for each user. The same with password. Will it work to provide
> all the other things, and will the username then be set automagically.
> I guess we could spend some hours to test this as well, but obviously,
> noone has cared. so please do, and if you find a working kmailrc for
> /etc/skel, then include this, and tell us through the changelog. 

See bug #550 and my tries to get this working in CVS. I suppose we could
wait for KDE 3 to fix this easier and better. See the bug comments.

Marius K

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