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August 2019
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I’m Going To Akademy; So Is Kolab

So, its that time of year again, the annual meeting of all things KDE… Akademy! This year it is coming to you from Tallin, Estonia. This year will be my 6th outing to the event

Of course, KDE is very dear to me and to Kolab and so, in addition [...]

Cyrus IMAP: What Happened When They Switched To GIT?

So recently Jeroen van Meeuwen asked me to take a look at Cyrus IMAP. He had been involved in their switch from CVS to GIT and was curious to see what the results looked like. Let’s start with the usual green blobs:

Cyrus IMAP: Full History in Green Blobs (Click to Enlarge)


CeBIT 2011: The Kolab Perspective

Google Calendar and GMail have brought the groupware concept out of the office and into everyone’s daily personal routine. In an odd way, so has Facebook. Has this had an impact on how groupware is presented at CeBIT?

As you walk around Hall 2 you will find many alternatives to the market dominator; [...]

CeBIT 2011: A Free Software Perspective

CeBIT was (probably still is) the world’s largest IT tradeshow. It is spread across roughly 12 halls and it will take you about 30 mins to walk from one end to the other outside. So big.

They have an Open Source Park where various Free Software businesses and projects are represented. Needless to [...]

Integrating Mailman With Kolab

And now for something completely different…

Kolab is a groupware server cleverly composed as a lightweight integration of existing technologies… Cyrus, Postfix, OpenLDAP, Apache… Whlist, “out of the box”, Kolab is a excellent solution, there is one commonly-sought feature which does not come as part of the standard distribution… mailing list support by Mailman.