On Mon, 2002-02-04 at 12:36, Waider wrote:
> It supports POP, IMAP and SMTP, with some other support for SSL as well.
>> It only does so at the whim of the admins.
>Well it's alot easier to setup POP accounts than you'd think. But yes it
is doen to the whim of the admins. And if they are loathed to setup a
POP account for you what chance do you have of convincing them to let
you use unclean Linux on your desktop.
Ahh it's all flooding back to me.
> And the point that keeps coming up over and over again: the main problem
> with replacing Outlook with anything else is access to shared calendars.
In my experience most admins/IT departments choose Exchange for this
feature or rather they choose it simply because it's Microsoft and all
that bull but claim it won out over other solutions because of the
shared task/calendar features. But it's actually rarely utilized if
enabled at all.
Admittedly I've not been in touch with that many large corporations only
3 multi-nationals that used it and all exhibiting the same
> Waider. Not sure why the point doesn't stick, though.
Oh it sticks, I was just pointing out for those that weren't aware that
just because your using Exchange doesn't mean that can't use Evolution.
Though as you pointed out it's up to your admin to enable the alternate
features for your mailbox.
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