Kontact with IMAP-based Calendar and Address Management

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Article from Issue 51/2005

Kontact gives you email,address books,and calendaring in a neat package. And IMAP supportmeans you can access this data from anywhere on the network.

KDE’s Kontact 1.0 Personal Information Manager (PIM) supports a feature that provides IMAP-based network storage of calendar and address data. Kontact lets you store address and calendar information along with email messages on an IMAP server. This information is then available when you access the server from anywhere on the network. IMAP Resources With mailboxes growing larger day by day, more and more providers now offer their customers access to an Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) server. IMAP has several advantages over the earlier Post Office Protocol (POP). Thus far, however, only a few Internet providers have given their customers enough storage to tap the full range of IMAP capabilities. But Google has now launched the first offensive in the Gigabyte mailbox war, and its competitors have tentatively started to offer similarly dimensioned mail storage.

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