13 Apr 2002 extra   » (Master)

I've just sent a little status E-Mail for GNUMail.app / Pantomime on the GNUstep list. Here's the E-Mail:


Since I'll surely release GNUMail.app 1.0.1 and Pantomime 1.0.3 when GNUstep GUI 0.7.7 is released, I write this little E-Mail to at least give you a status of what's going on.

Here's what has been added to GNUMail.app / Pantomime in the past days (everything is on CVS):

a) IMAP subscription support. It's now possible to subscribe and unsubscribe to IMAP folders. It's also now possible to create, delete or rename IMAP folders. You can also now copy or move messages between local and IMAP folders ;

b) DnD support. You can now use drag and drop to copy or move messages between mailboxes ;

c) copy/cut & paste support for messages. You can now use standard copy, cut and paste operations to copy or move messages between mailboxes ;

d) SSL support. You can now use POP3 or IMAP over SSL. To use this, you must install the Pantomime SSL bundle. Simply do: cd Pantomime/Bundles/SSL; make; make install ;

e) A skeleton of the PGP bundle for GNUMail.app has been added. It needs more work and it seems that I'm gonna work on this afterall in the following days :-) ;

f) Pantomime has been improved a lot in performance, mainly with the charset detection algo, the format=flowed code and also all TCP related operations. Also, iconv support was added in order to support more encodings ;

g) It's now possible to verify for new messages on your POP3 accounts (the ones you want to) when GNUMail.app starts ;

h) It's now possible to specify filters for outgoing mails and also apply filters directly to a messages selection ;

i) It's now possible to specify which charset you want to use when sending a message (if you don't want to use the 'detected' one) ;

j) Some icons have been replaced by better ones (IMO).

Also, I've refactored a lot of code and fixed bugs.

You can see a screenshot of GNUMail.app using IMAP over SSL, showing the new icons, here:


It would be nice if people could give a try to the CVS version of GNUMail.app and Pantomime - in order to release a very stable 1.0.1 version.

Feedback and contributions are always welcome.

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