Just playing around

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Subject: Just playing around
Posted by:  John Small (jo…@small8242.fsnet.co.uk)
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003

Just from playing around with Indy it suddenly occurred to me that it's not
too much trouble to get it to write incoming emails into a database where
people can retrieve them with a nice virus un-friendly interface.  Add in
user accounts and a hierarchical filing structure (which I've already got in
another project) and I've got 80-90% of what Exchange does for me.  Can it
really be this simple? After all Exchange is just an SMTP server with
database attached or are there some really sneaky gotchas that justify a
team of thousands of developers?

John Small

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