> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Bowe [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 9:58 PM
> To: vchkpw@inter7.com
> Subject: [vchkpw] Farewell
> I thought I would drop a note to the list to say farewell.
> Many years ago I used to own an ISP that used vpopmail+MySQL for all
> our
> email hosting.
> I wrote a mailserver guide which became quite popular. ( It is
> currently
> hosted at  http://www.bowe.id.au/michael/isp/webmail-server.htm )
> As I found vpopmail bugs or limitations I submitted patches to the
> developers. When vpopmail moved to sourceforge, I was given full
> developer
> access. I then spent a fair bit of time trying to improve the included
> documentation. I cleaned up and documented a lot of the source code. I
> also
> remember having fun cleaning up the configure script.
> Tom Collins even popped in one day to say hello when he was on
> in
> my neck of the woods (Australia). Was great to meet him in person.
> My vpopmail contributions have dropped away in recent years, because
> was bought by a larger company and I went on to work for them. They
> used
> Postfix not vpopmail.
> I still tinkered with vpopmail a bit, because I had built many small
> vpopmail servers for customers along the way
> Now I am about to switch jobs and work for a new ISP, and they also
> Postfix. So guess this new job will cut my final ties to vpopmail.
> There's no doubt in my mind that Postfix kicks some serious qmail
> However even as a Postfix fan, I am the first to admit that vpopmail
> a
> great set of tools for vmail style hosting. Its a shame that qmail
> never
> progressed past v1.03. Back in those days we didnt even have spam or
> virus
> problems, let alone need to worry about SMTP-AUTH, TLS etc.
> I'll be unsubscribing from this list a few days time. I wanted to say
> thanks
> to all the developers who have contributed to vpopmail along the way.
> And
> also a big thankyou to people who used by mailserver guide and sent me
> feedback over the years.
> Michael.

Thank you for all you've done for the vpopmail community over the years.

I'm sorry to see you go, but glad it's for bigger and better things.

Warmest Regards and Best wishes,

Tren Blackburn
Vancouver, Canada

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