Forum OpenACS Q&A: Response to webmail thoughts

Posted by David Walker on
I am working on a C module to display MIME parts from a file or the database and then combining it with a qmail maildirs configuration and some integration between qmail and the OpenACS user database and theoretically have a robust, high performance, fully OpenACS integrated webmail solution.

This would mean ACS and the mail server would run on the same machine or at least share a file system but it would allow you to use any existing qmail solutions for pop, imap, and smtp.

I can already read and display mime parts from a stored message using the reformime utility from the sqwebmail package and the ns_returnbinary command from my nsbinarysupport module. (it is at