On 12/13/2008 09:49 PM, Peter Potamus the Purple Hippo wrote:
> NoOp wrote:
>> In the process of looking for an add-on for SeaMonkey that will allow me
>> download and send email via Yahoo (standard 'public' account) I ran
>> across the Thunderbird Webmail add-on:
>> http://webmail.mozdev.org/index.html
>> http://webmail.mozdev.org/installation.html
>> Found that it works very well in Thunderbird as long as the Yahoo
>> account is set to the 'new' Yahoo mail interface.
>> Curious, I tried to load it in SM 2.0a3pre given that SM 2.x and TB are
>> sharing so much code lately. It wouldn't install (gave me an
>> 'incompatibility' error). Tried in SM 1.1.14 and that said that it was
>> installed, but of course that's as far as it gets - no setup method etc.
>> I did some testing and found that if I have a webmail account set in SM
>> 1.1.14 and SM 2.0a3pre the same as I do in Thunderbird (using the same
>> localhost/ports that it works... as long as I have Thunderbird running.
>> TB's Webmail add-on opens the ports and SM can use those ports for
>> send/receive to the Yahoo account. However, as soon as I close TB, the
>> Webmail server goes with it so SM no longer works with the Yahoo accounts.
>> I suppose that I can always open TB and move it to an alternate
>> workspace, but that seems like a waste of system resources. Does anyone
>> know if: 1) Webmail will eventually work with SM 1.1.x and 2.x, and
>> 2)can suggest something similar that is specifically designed to work
>> with SM?
>> Version history shows:
>> http://webmail.mozdev.org/whatsnew.html
>> <quote>
>>  23/06/2007
>> Webmail 1-2-3
>>     * Fixed file permissions (Linux)
>>     * Fixed Seamonkey 1.2 install
>> </quote>
>> So perhaps I'm missing something on how to setup in SM 1.1.14.
> webmail for SM1.x works.  You just need to install 
> xsidebar to get access to the settings: 
> http://users.skynet.be/fa258499/extensions.html
> I don't know if this works for SM2 though.

Thanks. Installed xsidebar & can actually now get the Webmail config
dialog in 1.1.14, but can't get the Webmail servers to start in SM as
they do in TB. I'll fiddle with it a bit more & post back any results

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