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Re: web mail interface

On Wed, 2004-12-08 at 07:01 -0500, Gregory Seidman wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 06:49:20AM -0500, Tom Allison wrote:
> } I'm getting kind of sick of squirrelmail.
> } 
> } It have a very lame feature that mailboxes in excess of 1500 to 2000 
> } emails simply don't load or fail to work correctly.  That and I am 
> } getting hit with SERVER_RESPONSE errors every time I send anything.
> Squirrelmail sits on top of an IMAP server. You might check to make sure
> that it is squirrelmail, not the IMAP server, that can't handle that large
> mailboxes. Try connecting to the IMAP server using some client (e.g.
> Thunderbird) and see if the large mailboxes work properly.
> In addition, did sending email ever work through squirrelmail? If not, it
> sounds like it is misconfigured. That is fixable.
> } So I'm in the market for something new.
> } 
> } Maildir support is mandatory.
> } 
> } I know of courier-imap.  I'm a little leary of this because I'm not 
> } using courier as my imap server I would like to avoid something the 
> } would install it as a dependency.  This doesn't condemn courier, it just 
> } means I haven't done all my research in this area.
> } 
> } Any suggestions/experiences would be appreciated.
> I use squirrelmail on top of courier-imap, but I haven't tried it with
> particularly large mailboxes. I have no trouble sending email through it,
> however.

I use courier-imap with Evolution (both on the same box) and it
has some big folders (13,400 emails, 5,900 emails, 4,000 emails,
4,100 emails, 1,200 emails, and once, as a test, 35,000 emails).

Could SERVER_RESPONSE be an Apache error?  Or *caused* by a mis-
configured Apache?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
PGP Key ID 8834C06B I prefer encrypted mail.

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