[thelist] open source Outlook/Exchange replacement (was RE: Dreamweaver Replacement)

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at speakeasy.net
Sun Aug 17 22:11:45 CDT 2008

On Sat, 2008-08-16 at 11:56 -0700, Joel D Canfield wrote:
> all religious wars aside, like what?
> I'm seriously interested in dumping our MS dependency. My wife and I
> operate three small businesses; we're the entire staff. We live and
> breathe in Outlook and Exchange. We need email, shared scheduling and
> contacts, and PDA syncronization without burning a lot of cycles on a
> steep learning curve or time-consuming setup and config (since, y'know,
> we already know the tools we use, and they're already purchased and
> configured, literally years ago.) We need better spam filters without
> spending a fortune.
> what's the open source solution for a small office?

The free software solution I know of (which probably also qualifies as
open source) is Evolution. I have used just about every part of it at
some point except the PDA synchronization features.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at speakeasy.net>

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