Address bok and multiple emails per user

Brian Jackson iggy at theiggy.com
Wed May 2 18:13:44 CEST 2007


The big problem there is that's not nearly as integrated or easy for  
users to deal with. I can only imagine what my users would say if I  
asked them to use mailman for anything.

--Brian Jackson


On May 2, 2007, at 11:06 AM, Chris Richardson wrote:

> This info is from the dev list. but as far as sending to diffrent  
> groups of people espicaly on such a large scale i dont think this  
> is the best method anyways. you should setup mailing lists for such  
> groups you might want to check out something like mailman or doing  
> via custom settings in your MTA. I migrated from openwebmail lots  
> of features and very matured but painful to maintain.
>
> Brian Jackson wrote:
>> From an email yesterday to the -dev list:
>>> Chris Richardson wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hey Thomas,
>>>>
>>>> I installed the newest svn to start testing the address book and  
>>>> I had a
>>>> few questions.
>>>>
>>>> 1. is it possible to grab more data from ldap or possibly where  
>>>> I might
>>>> define some extra data for lookups.
>>>>
>>>
>>> The local address book doesn't currently support more address  
>>> fields. For
>>> now, the LDAP data is stuck to that restriction as well. The  
>>> extension of
>>> the address book is planned and with the new architecture, it  
>>> should be
>>> easy to grab more data from LDAP directories once RC knows how to  
>>> display them.
>>
>> So it looks like it's planned, but I'd guess that would be a post  
>> rc1 thing. I don't imagine it would be too difficult to hack  
>> something like that in yourself, but to do it right and get it  
>> merged back into RC might take a bit more work.
>>
>> --Brian Jackson
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On May 2, 2007, at 8:35 AM, Jes Kasper Klittum wrote:
>>
>>> Hi cubes,
>>>
>>> We are in the process of migrating some 20.000 users of  
>>> openwebmail to RoundCube. So far it has been painless, but now we  
>>> have stumled across a problem. Openwebmail allowed address book  
>>> entrys to have more than one email address associated, enabling  
>>> users to send to groups of people. This is not possible in  
>>> RoundCube and poses a major set-back for us. Does any one have  
>>> any ideas how to circomvent this problem?
>>>
>>> Another possibility would be to be able to create multipe address  
>>> books and mail all users in a book, but this also does not seem  
>>> to be an option?
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Jes Kasper Klittum
>>>
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>>
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