[Design] Your favourite IMAP client?
brantgurganus2001 at cherokeescouting.org
Mon Aug 2 13:13:14 PDT 2004
Chih-Chao Lam wrote:
> I'm starting to plan for our 0.5 release (the one after 0.4 which we
> are developing as I type) and one of the key goals is to make Chandler
> experimentally usable as an IMAP client.
> A key challenge for IMAP, of course, is to make Chandler coexist with
> other IMAP clients and allow users to switch between clients to access
> the same IMAP account. To that end, we'd like to investigate the IMAP
> implementation of a few clients in greater detail.
> So, I'd like to start a thread on your favorite IMAP client. In
> particular, I'd like to learn more about what IMAP clients *Linux*
> users employ today. Please list your favorite client name, version and
> OS platform you're on. Ideally, we'd like to study 3-5 clients in more
> Please keep this discussion to *IMAP* clients only.
I use Mozilla Thunderbird on both Windows and Linux. I also use my
university-provided Squirrelmail for Web-based access to IMAP.
On our servers, Thunderbird does have some major problems removing and
renaming folders. It also doesn't set server-side filters.
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