[OT] MUA's with "direct post" support?

Ken Murchison ken at oceana.com
Wed Feb 4 20:46:02 EST 2004

Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I'm looking to set up shared folders to use as discussion boards, as 
> well as possibly to use the new NNTP functionality to mirror some 
> newsgroups into shared folders.
> However, that pretty much dictates using an MUA that supports "direct 
> posting" of messages into those folders, rather than requiring them to 
> be sent into the folders via SMTP (at least that's the way it seems to 
> me). Anyone have any suggestions? I'd like it very much if I could get 
> SquirrelMail to do this, but I'd like to try out any other alternatives 
> to see if this technique is going to work.

Are you worrying about how user's reading newsgroups via IMAP shared 
folders will post to these groups?  If so, you can allow this fairly 
easily by using the newspostuser option and the lmtp2nntp software. 
Take a look at doc/install-netnews.html for details on how to set this up.

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