[owncloud-devel] ownCloud Mail 0.1 alpha

Steffen Lindner mail at steffen-lindner.de
Thu Sep 18 10:15:11 GMT 2014


Yeah! Its a real pleasure to work with you guys!

On 18.09.2014 11:25, Jan-Christoph Borchardt wrote:
> Almost 3 years ago Thomas originally started to work on the Mail app. He
> said that’s how he got into ownCloud – it was clearly missing email
> functionality.
> But then he got sucked into core development (luckily ;) and the Mail
> app was on the backburner.
> 
> In early 2013 Thomas and I worked on the app a bit here and there, but
> nothing substantial. We still knew it was important.
> 
> Two months ago we started picking it up again and worked on it more
> seriously in our free time. We overhauled the code, streamlined the
> interface, and integrated it better into the other parts of ownCloud. If
> you were at the ownCloud Conf you probably saw our first teaser
> lightning talk about it.
> 
> We know ownCloud needs an email app. Simply look at the Roundcube app:
> It is our highest rated and most downloaded app on the store.
> Unfortunately Martin can not maintain it anymore.
> 
> 
> 
> Today we are proud to announce ownCloud Mail 0.1 alpha!
> 
> It’s a simple IMAP client with which you can connect to your mail
> server. Be it on the same server (then it’s superfast) or just your
> ordinary webmail account. And it integrates nicely with other ownCloud
> apps.
> 
> 
> 
> Please download it and help us test: https://github.com/owncloud/mail
> Report any issues you have to https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues
> Note that we have some known issues (nothing dangerous) we want to fix
> before a proper 0.1 release. Any help is appreciated:
> https://github.com/owncloud/mail/milestones/0.1
> 
> 
> Some of the features and integration of ownCloud Mail are:
> * basic email stuff …
> * connect multiple email accounts
> * handle mailto links for integration with the browser
> * attach files from the Files app and also save received attachments there
> * address autocompletion of Contact names and emails, and show contact
> pictures
> 
> 
> Future plans include:
> * attach files from ownCloud via share link only so they don’t leave
> your ownCloud, are quicker to send, and better to collaborate on
> https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/251
> * add events / ics attachments directly to the Calendar
> https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/79
> * view addresses directly in ownCloud Maps
> https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/130
> * unified inbox https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/120
> * conversation view of email threads
> https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/21
> * search/filter mails https://github.com/owncloud/mail/issues/161
> * (encryption is far in the future for now. We recommend
> https://mailpile.is for that :)
> 
> 
> A big thanks to everyone involved so far!
> Especially Thomas Imbreckx (zinks-), PoPoutdoor, Lukas Reschke and
> Steffen Lindner (Gomez).
> 
> 
> Tom & Jan
> 
> (This mail was sent using ownCloud Mail.)
> 
> 
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