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Spam Bouncer plugin has new options for new spam bouncer - on CVS and FTP (js)
21-May-2015
Version 2.0.1devel started for development, available on CVS
21-May-2015
XCmail IRIX will be available soon! (hope so, js)
21-May-2015
Search function added into addressbook window, ageing of auto addressbook entries added
21-May-2015
All looks quote good now, main window works fine. There are still some functions not ported to the new management but the rest works really good!

It's time to go from alpha to beta....

21-May-2015
Version 2.0 binary for IRIX 6.5 available
21-May-2015
Multipart MIME subtypes now correctly supported
21-May-2015
Looks like someone tried to hack this machine from: 212.177.241.181 - not sure if he was successfull....
Jan  7 14:56:52 www sshd[10988]: connect from 212.177.241.181
Jan  7 14:56:52 www sshd[10988]: log: Connection from 212.177.241.181 port 32869
Jan  7 14:56:56 www sshd[10988]: log: Could not reverse map address 212.177.241.
Jan  7 14:57:15 www sshd[10988]: log: Closing connection to 212.177.241.181
Jan  7 14:57:20 www sshd[10998]: connect from 212.177.241.181
Jan  7 14:57:20 www sshd[10998]: log: Connection from 212.177.241.181 port 32870
Jan  7 14:57:20 www sshd[10998]: log: Could not reverse map address 212.177.241.
Jan  7 14:57:54 www sshd[10998]: log: Closing connection to 212.177.241.181
Thanks to this guy I had to shut down this server and so can't continue development of XCmail ......
21-May-2015
Copy/Move/Move mail in folder manager is working now, gzfile append mode was broken on some releases of glibc, working again
21-May-2015
Anti spam plugin using Spam Bouncer (js)
21-May-2015
Sorting and writing of folder is done when more than 20 mails were sorted at the beginning of the output list during loading
21-May-2015
"POP3 at start" option added, now waits 10 seconds before starting - this delay may be disabled in the config file at the moment.
21-May-2015
Date parser rewritten - now working correct! (js)
Power shutdown: the server may be unavailable during the next week because of some work at the power supply
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.5gamma6 (RC3) published
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.1 published! (js) mostly bug fixes (eg. date format, spam bouncer update), multipart mime as subtype supported
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.2 online
21-May-2015
vfolder prefs file was not handled correctly: when more than 1 real folder with the same name exists (one as file, one in archive) the normal file always was used after reloading the prefs
21-May-2015
Empty trash is now ported to new folder management
21-May-2015
Copy/move in main window didn't change the delete flag
21-May-2015
RPMs for XCmail 2.0 and Xclasses 1.3.1 are available for download - see the donwload pages
21-May-2015
Please use the geocrawler web frontend to show the mailing list archiv. The local one is no longer supported.
21-May-2015
All dialogs during POP3 and SMTP don't wait for user action - OK dialogs will close after 5 minutes, questions will be canceled after 5 minutes.
21-May-2015
POP3: maxsize for mails
Sorting fixed - date parser rewritten (js) all available on CVS!
21-May-2015
Support of 2nd vCard: private and work vCard
21-May-2015
Received folder is working correctly now - before only with name "Received" it was recognized as received folder
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.5gamma4 (RC2) published - wizard will create typical used folders
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.0.0 published under GPL! (js)
21-May-2015
The addressbook has been completely rewritten and offers much more fields, the file format has changed for this - the old format is still read, vCard support has been improved
21-May-2015
The whole autoconf procedure has been updated and modified.
21-May-2015
SMTP after POP3 was not working - has been fixed on CVS
21-May-2015
XCmail now supportes SMTP after POP3 which means that XCmail connects to the POP3 server and authenticates before sending mails via SMTP.
21-May-2015
GPL? (js)
21-May-2015
Internal folder management completely rewritten, multiple POP3 accounts support added, many functions ported to new management, others not working (yet), have to be ported soon
21-May-2015
XCmail now allows to use long addresses in To/Cc/Bcc (like "full name "). The fullname is extracted from addressbook.
21-May-2015
New folder management stabilized and looks good. Folder archiv management still missing...
21-May-2015
There is another hidden feature that can be used now: autoupdatefolder

Set in ~/.XCmail/settings the values

misc_autoupdatefolder=true
misc_autoupdatefolderdelay=10
and XCmail will update the current mail folder every 10 minutes, so deleted mail will be removed from the list, etc.
21-May-2015
The patches from the FreeBSD patch directory were applied - but need some more tests, one patch is not added because of problems with Linux version.
21-May-2015
When application/octet-stream MIME type is received the filename suffix is checked to the a matching MIME type and so the correct helper
21-May-2015
vCard is no longer case sensitiv....
21-May-2015
Yes, V1.3 is out! After many month. There are only small improvements and important bug fixes, vCard support is better, SMTP now works with QMail, SMTP after POP3 and more - see the news for more.
21-May-2015
XCmail 2.1 released. Fixes in SMTP after POP, sorting speed improved, check_new_release bug fix, POP3 transfer problem fixed
21-May-2015
Retrieve mail via POP3 if first blocked by size limit bug fix
21-May-2015
If delete on server in POP3 is enabled big mails that are not tranfered are no longer deleted (bug fix).
21-May-2015
1.5 gamma 3 (RC1) published: all reported bugs have been fixed
21-May-2015
Retry/Ignore dialog during SMTP connection (caused by SMTP error) run into endless loop
21-May-2015
published 0.99.7 (js)
21-May-2015
2.0.1devel-2: copy/move to folder menus have changed: only top level folders may be accessed directly by the menus, all others can be selected by a subwindow showing all folders, flags "mail read/unread/replayed/etc" where not correctly copied (sometimes) when a mail was moved/copied, smtp after pop3 improved but still in testing phase, pop3 check sometimes reported no new mail but there were new mail on the server - hopefully fixed but still in testing phase, mh style import plugin ported to new folder management (unknown symbol output), test plugin modified so that it's no longer visible for users - hey, it was a test from the early days of XCmail
21-May-2015
A suffix .gz is now again added to folders in the folder archiv.
21-May-2015
Version 1.3 binary for IRIX 6.5 available
21-May-2015
Mails that are bigger than the configured maxsize can now be retrieved explicitly. Reinstall all plugins!
21-May-2015
XCmail 2.2 released. Fixes in POP3 retrieve big files, sorting speed again improved, more buildin filters: check for substrings, search function added into addressbook window, mini calendar/remind service: send a mail to you at a given time - with a given text, received folder settings for each vfolder added
21-May-2015
New options: "don't save attachments in outbox" - if enabled attachments in mails aren't saved in outbox folder (so don't need disk space)
21-May-2015
Looks like the date created by 1.0.1 can't be parsed by some other MUAs. This has been changed in 1.0.2devel (on CVS and FTP only).
21-May-2015
V 1.5 Gamma2 is published
21-May-2015
Mozilla had some problems with the vCard..... fixed!
21-May-2015
Yes, V1.4 is out! Ok, it's name is 1.4devel but this is the final until the next release with the core rewrite.
21-May-2015
Update your Spam Bouncer plugin (in filter settings window) - best is to use auto update (js)
21-May-2015
Addressbook bug fixed in 1.5 gamma 1: all addresses where added into the private addresses and not into the automatic book
21-May-2015
New XCmail plugin: mail resend service support. All on CVS. This was an idea of the german magazin c't. Use: You got some email but have no time for it yet. So you leave it in your inbox folder - and normally forget it. But with this you will get the mail again at a later time - and all this is done by a XCmail plugin.
21-May-2015
Different reply subject styles where added: classical "Re:", counter 1 "Re[x]:" and counter 2 "Re: [x]".
21-May-2015
The address of the mailing list has changed. The new address is "js-home.org" instead of "fsai.fh-trier.de" - eg. use majordomo@js-home.org to (un)subscribe and xcmail@js-home.org to write into the list.
21-May-2015
News online manual online. Every user may add a chapter or hints. Please help growing the manual.
21-May-2015
we are looking for helpers because we don't have the time to continue work during the next months (js)
21-May-2015
Better folder <-> vfolder handling: removed/renamed folders are removed/renamed in vfolders if they have the same name
21-May-2015
Mini calendar/remind service: send a mail to you at a given time - with a given text.
21-May-2015
fix of timezone getting function on libbsd systems (thanks to Willem Jan Palenstijn)
21-May-2015
Addressbook stores XFace
21-May-2015
An old bug in outbox folder was fixed: attachments were not saved correctly
21-May-2015
Yes, 2.0 (!) is out: internal folder management completely rewritten, multiple POP3 accounts (on different servers) support added, GZ mail archiv now readable, writable and appendable/deleteable, the newmail window has changed and offers more recipients (endless ;-) and uses some nice addressbook auto-search, setup wizard for first time users, patches from the FreeBSD patch directory were applied, some vCard fixes and all known bugs have been fixed
21-May-2015
Because I have been asked for: Some people wanted to make me a gift for this program - well, the easiest way is to send me an Amazon.de gift certificate. Take a look on the gift page which discribes this in detail.
21-May-2015
Flag-Up bug found: now biff don't show "new mail" when leaving XCmail
21-May-2015
POP3 delete on server functionality improved: delete local, delete on server or delete both is now possible with a simple popup button
21-May-2015
Async I/O in sendmail and pop3 uses now "NONBLOCKING" function for sending. This has to be tested....
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.0.1 published! (js)
21-May-2015
In devel 1 was a bug in the personal vCard - fixed
21-May-2015
SMTP AUTH support added: CRAM-MD5, LOGIN, PLAIN support
21-May-2015
Counter typo fixed
21-May-2015
To filter added
21-May-2015
Version 1.2 binary for IRIX 6.5 available
21-May-2015
GCC on RedHat had some problems with inline class code - so changed
21-May-2015
Wow, wow! The filters are working! Now we have to define some filter jobs and conditions! I made 2 jobs and 1 condition to test it:
Really cool! (js)
21-May-2015
Qmail SMTP now working!
21-May-2015
check_new_release had a realloc() buf which caused a crash when LATEST file was bigger than 1000 byte. Has been fixed and LATEST file size has been changed for now...
21-May-2015
More buildin filters: check for substrings
21-May-2015
Only sucessfully copied/moved mail in main window/showmail window are marked as saved
21-May-2015
Setup wizzard is working!
21-May-2015
A new option disables the POP3 and SMTP transfer windows. This is a good choice if your window manager raises the main window if this windows are opened and so interupts your mail reading or writing.
21-May-2015
Looks like the spellchecker bug has been found and fixed -> on CVS, thanks to Tony Hague (js)
21-May-2015
Multipart element "message/rfc822" (used by netscape for forwarding) now analysed and splitted.
21-May-2015
XCmail <1.0 expired - SGI version of XCmail >=1.0 still have some problems durring compiling/linking
21-May-2015
Ported some more functions to new folder management.
21-May-2015
New web pages layout
21-May-2015
vCard: XCmail may now add vCards to every mail (vCard 2.1)
21-May-2015
some minor fixes for egcs (js)
some minor fixes in mail header (js)
21-May-2015
XCmail 1.5gamma5 (RC2) published - wizard will create /var/spool/mail/USER if required - some internals were changed for this, so another test is required
21-May-2015
V 1.5 Gamma1 is published
21-May-2015
THe newmail window has changed and offers more recipients (endless ;-) and uses some nice addressbook auto-search
21-May-2015
Wow! New folder management still working good! GZ archiv now read and writable and appendable/deleteable (new!!). GUI for folder manager created which will allow to create folders, vfolder GUI missing - and folder manager GUI is only a GUI with not working functions ;-)
21-May-2015
Mirror site added (js)
Date parser bug fix (js)
21-May-2015

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