[linux-elitists] elite imapd?

Jay Sulzberger jays@panix.com
Fri Nov 10 19:09:43 PST 2000


On Fri, 10 Nov 2000, Don Marti wrote:

> I did an apt-get install imap and got Debian's "default" imapd working
> with no fuss, since it looks for standard un*x mailboxes in the user's
> home directory, and I have standard un*x mailboxes in $HOME/Mail.
> Easy. Of course I did the hosts.allow thing to only allow access from
> localhost, and use it over an ssh tunnel. Works great; much faster than
> ssh-ing in.
> 
> Here's the question. It turns out to be copyright by the University of
> Washington. Does using UW software make me lame? Is courier-imap more
> elite?
> 
> -- 
> Don Marti                                This email brought to you

I think that nothing in recent University of Washington pine/email kits is
free software.  I believe that a campaign to get the University of
Washington to do more adequate accounting could result in the free
licensing of this useful code.

oo--JS.




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