hans.moser at ofd-z.niedersachsen.de
Tue Sep 21 08:14:55 EDT 2010
Adam Tauno Williams schrieb am 21.09.2010 12:04 Uhr:
> On Tue, 2010-09-21 at 11:44 +0200, Marc Patermann wrote:
>> André Schild schrieb am 21.09.2010 10:40 Uhr:
>>> Am 21.09.2010 09:31, schrieb Pascal Gienger:
>>>> I begin to be tired from this "dovecot is much more besser, you
>>>> HAVE TO USE IT", why don't you migrate, ... ...?
>> Yes, I'm too. But this is what you see in forums and mailing list.
>> And my post is intended to see what the Cyrus community can do to
>> /explain/ the product any better.
> "Be there" is the only thing I can think of. The only way to counter
> advocates is to be one.
Yes, "Be there" - but "Be prepared" and have something to point to: "See
it is easy and all there, dude!"
>>> One important thing is the documentation of the imap server, and
>>> there cyrus could offer more.... (Just my opinion)
>> The new web site is a good start. We should start a best practice
>> section in the wiki. - How do I install Cyrus on Debian/Ubuntu/...?
> Ugh, please no. Distro specific directions are lame, pointless, and
> unmaintainable [beyond possibly packages-are-here].
Yes, you're right. But in many cases it just point to somewhere else,
which might be better than having nothing.
For Ubuntu there is a howto: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Cyrus_IMAPD and
what do you get? 2.2.13 - uargh:
That may not be, what we want.
> Once the packages are installed setting up is essentially the same
Yes. But "install" is always first. If you do not get the user to get it
installed, everything else is useless.
If you were a newbie and most people were trying to talk you away from
Cyrus and there is no deb or rpm, would you try to compile the software
>> - From single server to multi server? - How to start with
>> partitions and why? - Where to get latest releases (rpm/deb) when
>> is not in my distriburtion (simon matter etc.)? - Everyone is
>> talking about "Push-Mail" - how to do it with Cyrus?
> It just happens if you your client supports IMAP idle.
_I_ know that. :)
It is just one example what I think user could search for. And "Push
mail" IMHO was one of the email buzz words of the last few years.
> K9 on the Android seems to work very well with Cyrus in the 'push'
> mode. Although I've noticed users usually turn it off within a
> couple of weeks - really, nobody wants push-mail once they have it.
>> - What if I want "Groupware" later, can I still use Cyrus? (link to
>> projects supporting Cyrus, OX etc)
> Shameless self promotion -I have a chapter on Cyrus in WMOGAG
> (OpenGroupware Administrator's Guide)
> I've gotten quite a few compliments on it.
You could put your "Shameless self promotion" in the wiki then. :)
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