Cyrus WebMail

Huaqing Zheng huasome at
Wed Nov 30 22:55:46 EST 2005

On 11/30/05, Joseph Brennan <brennan at> wrote:
> This is a very good question and the responses I've seen so far
> are missing the point.
> The optimal web mail system would run on the Cyrus server and
> would access mail directly without using imap protocol at all.
> It would use many of the same program modules, but the interface
> would be with web pages instead of with imap protocol.

That's why Stanford is looking fairly seriously at Zimbra since that's
the architecture they've implemented (albeit with their own mail
engine).  They've promised us Kerberos 5 support in the near future at
which point we'll probably start doing a pilot with them.

Huaqing Zheng
Beer and Code Wrangler at Large

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