Commit 0cc6798b authored by Matthias Andree's avatar Matthias Andree

website/: Update for -rc4, update links, and remove dead references.

parent 0f1cf211
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<meta name="description" content="The Fetchmail Project">
<meta name="keywords" content="fetchmail, pop3, imap, email, mail">
<meta name="MSSmartTagsPreventParsing" content="TRUE">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
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<table width="100%" cellpadding="0" summary="Canned page header">
<td align="right"><!-- update date -->2014-07-04</td>
<td align="right"><!-- update date -->2019-09-02</td>
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<a href="fetchmail-FAQ.pdf" title="Fetchmail FAQ as PDF">FAQ (PDF)</a><br>
<a href="design-notes.html">Design Notes</a><br>
<a href="security.html">Security/Errata</a><br>
<a href="">Development</a><br>
<a href="">Project Page</a><br>
<a href="">Project Page</a><br>
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<div style="background-color:#c0ffc0;color:#000000;">
<p>The BerliOS developer's website has shut down in the week
following 2014 May 12th, and most of the fetchmail contents have
been moved to, including mailing list subscriptions,
archives back to 2004, web site contents, download and Git
repository. See <a
<p>On 2019-09-02, <a
6.4.0-rc4 has been released (click this link to see changes since 6.3 or
download)</a>. Note that you will need OpenSSL 1.0.2 to compile.</p>
<h1>OLD: FETCHMAIL 6.3.26 RELEASE</h1>
<p>On 2013-04-23, <a
has been released (this is the download link),</a> fixing a few
minor bugs, improving OpenSSL error reporting, and adding an
Esperanto-language translation.
<br>It is a recommended update for all users and distributors. <a
here to see the change details.</a></p>
<h1>SSL issues after upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.0?</h1>
......@@ -77,7 +75,7 @@
front page.
<p style="font-size:100%"><strong>Please <a
to the newest fetchmail version</a>.</strong></p>
......@@ -88,8 +86,7 @@
remote-mail retrieval and forwarding utility intended to be used over
on-demand TCP/IP links (such as SLIP or PPP connections). It supports
every remote-mail protocol now in use on the Internet: POP2, POP3,
RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all flavors of <a
href="">IMAP</a>, ETRN, and ODMR. It can even
RPOP, APOP, KPOP, all flavors of IMAP, ETRN, and ODMR. It can even
support IPv6 and IPSEC.</p>
<p>Fetchmail retrieves mail from remote mail servers and forwards it via
......@@ -125,8 +122,8 @@ versions 1.16r8 and later.</p>
features (POP3, IMAP, and ETRN support) in 196K of core on a
Pentium under Linux.</p>
<p>Fetchmail is <a href="">open-source</a>
and <a href="">free
<p>Fetchmail is <a href="">open-source</a>
and <a href="">free
<h1>Where to find out more about fetchmail:</h1>
......@@ -146,14 +143,14 @@ for discussion of some of the design choices in fetchmail.</p>
<p>See the project's <a href="todo.html">To-Do list</a> for indications
of known problems and requested features.</p>
<p>The developers use <a href="">Git</a> for revision
<p>The developers use <a href="">Git</a> for revision
control. To browse the repository or to get the latest development version,
find the instructions at <a
<p>See the <a href="">project
<p>See the <a href="">project
page</a> for more, including <a
<h1>Getting help with fetchmail:</h1>
......@@ -165,15 +162,15 @@ a blanket.</p>
<p>There is a fetchmail-users list for help and other user discussion
of fetchmail. It's a MailMan list, which you can sign up for at <a
<br>There is also a
fetchmail-devel list for people who want to discuss fixes and
improvements in fetchmail and help co-develop it. That one is at <a
<br>Finally, there is a low-traffic announcements-only list, <a
<h1>Maintainer History</h1>
......@@ -182,9 +179,9 @@ by Carl Harris. In 1996, <a href="">Eric
S. Raymond</a> took over; he soon renamed the program to fetchmail after
adding IMAP support.</p>
<p>In 2004 a new team took over, led by <a
href="">Rob Funk</a>,
href="">Rob Funk</a>,
Graham Wilson, and <a
href="">Matthias Andree</a>. Since then,
href="">Matthias Andree</a>. Since then,
Graham Wilson has retreated, and Sunil Shetye has
contributed several important pieces of code.</p>
......@@ -220,7 +217,8 @@ AmigaOS, Rhapsody, and QNX as well. There is a CygWin port.</p>
<h2>Similar software</h2>
<p><strong>fdm:</strong> A recently appeared software package that integrates basic filtering is <a href="">Nicholas Marriott's fdm</a>.
<p><strong>fdm:</strong> A software package that integrates basic filtering is
<a href="">Nicholas Marriott's fdm</a>.
<p><strong>getmail:</strong> When fetchmail's development was
stalled before the latest team took over, <a
......@@ -230,41 +228,22 @@ fetchmail does, and often suffers from Python library shortcomings, for
instance when it comes to SSL, but it's close enough to give us a bit of
<p><strong>animail:</strong> Another contender with integrated filtering is <a href="">Juanjo Álvarez Martínez's Animail</a>.</p>
<p><strong>animail:</strong> Another contender with integrated filtering was, but is currently unmaintained, <a href="">Juanjo &Aacute;lvarez Mart&iacute;nez's Animail</a>.</p>
<h2>Complementary and extension software</h2>
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<p>Donncha O Caoihm has written a Perl script called
<a href="">install-sendmail</a>
that assists you in installing sendmail and fetchmail together.</p>
<p>Peter Hawkins has written a script called <a
href="">gotmail</a> that
can retrieve Hotmail. Another script, <a
href="">yosucker</a>, can retrieve
Yahoo webmail.</p>
href="">GetLive</a>, a successor to
the discontinued Gotmail. (Gotmail was a script to fetch mail from Hotmail,
written by Peter Hawkins, see <a
<p>There's a program called
<a href="">mailfilter</a> which can be used
to do spam filtering, that works particularly well called from fetchmail's
<code>preconnect</code> directive.</p>
<p>A hacker identifying himself simply as 'Steines' has written a
filter which rewrites the to-line with a line which only includes
receipients for a given domain and renames the old to-line. It also
rewrites the domain-part of addresses if the offical domain is
different from the local domain. You can find it <a
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