New Python WebMail app

Aaron Fransen aaronf at
Sat Sep 15 19:29:31 CEST 2001

Funny how it's always the little things that get you!

Advice taken and done, so there's now a text file (a script more or less?)
that can be fed to the mysql command line to create the database and all the

Thanks for the help Ignacio.

"Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams" <ignacio at> wrote in message
news:mailman.1000524018.5797.python-list at
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Aaron Fransen wrote:
> > I see your point, but GoMail does support Netscape and others, just not
> > the HTML crowd.
> >
> > In terms of it's usage, it's designed for companies where they don't
> > their users using something like HotMail per se, but want them to have
> > access to a browser based mail client. Specifically this applies to
> > companies employing thin clients as a desktop solution (as my employer
> > rather than PCs.
> >
> > Were it not for that single fact, you would be absolutely correct! I'd
> > checked out a bunch of other web clients, including ones I could tie
into my
> > mail server, but frankly didn't like the functionality of any of them.
> > That's why I wrote it. Beside, I got to learn Python in the process :)
> With that in mind I downloaded GoMail and looked through some of the the
> documentation. I'd like to discuss it further, but off-list. Not because
> disparaging or hurtful, but because it's off-topic.
> One thing I would like to talk about on the list, however, is the fact
> you provide binary MySQL databases for download. Not only does that
> you to MySQL, but that also restricts you to a subset of MySQL versions. A
> better option is to provide DML scripts to create the database and tables
> populate them with data.
> <plug>
> One tool that I have found extremely useful for the creation of DML
scripts is
> phpMyAdmin. It is a web-based administration tool for MySQL written in
> can be found at:
> Version 2.2.0 is the latest stable version, but I suggest getting the
> CVS due to bugfixes and additional features.
> </plug>
> The rest of the things are just code changes and portability issues.
> --
> Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at>

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