[Nottingham] Complicated maybe impossible e-mail

Denny dennis.furr at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 09:37:00 UTC 2015

I think this is fairly straight forward and indeed we (the LUG) are
using the solution.  http://www.gnu.org/software/mailman/  Let's talk
about how your requirements compare or are different to mailman.



On 02/10/15 19:16, abhishek jain wrote:
> hi,
> In my view the solution is:
> 1. Setup an alias to all 10 persons from info at .... to the personal ids.
> 2. Setup a common IM a/c which shows online status and share the user
> name and password with all: ask people to check just before login if
> someone from the common IM a/c is logged in - if not the person will
> login to a webmail service and respond to email and logout from IM. So
> no two person can login at one time since the know that some other
> person is already logged in.
> if someone wants to automate the 2nd step then create a simple
> javascript which checks if common IM status is online then dont let
> other people login  by redirecting them to warning page, Some sort of
> auto logout can also be made in case of inactivity if one wants a more
> techie solution.
> Not sure if it helps but in my view this is a simple sol without much
> efforts,
> thanks
> abhishek jain
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2015 at 8:14 PM, stripes theotoky
> <stripes.theotoky at googlemail.com
> <mailto:stripes.theotoky at googlemail.com>> wrote:
>     Dear Group,
>     I am currently in Greece doing some volunteer work and have been
>     asked to sort out e-mail by one of the villages. They saw I run
>     Linux onthe laptop and assume I am a great computer guru because
>     of it. How wrong they are.
>     However the problem is this:
>     They have an e-mail address info at somegreekvillage.eu
>     <mailto:info at somegreekvillage.eu>
>     This address is important and cannot be changed.
>     E-mail sent to that address must be forwarded to 10 of the village
>     members on their personal e-mail addresses.
>     The e-mail will be answered and the answers will be sent from the
>     info address.
>     Somehow apparently by magic the reply will get from the personal
>     email to the info mailserver and be sent on from there and every
>     one of the 10 will know what has been written and will be able to
>     pick up the thread of conversation if anyone bothers to write to
>     them a second time.
>     Problems:-
>     1). I don't see how to do it.
>     2). Everyone of the locals accesses their e-mail differently using
>     addresses at gmail, yandex.com <http://yandex.com>, yahoo.com
>     <http://yahoo.com> and otenet.gr <http://otenet.gr> accessing it
>     via, webmail, IMAP and POP3.
>     3). Seems to be no version control in here so nothing stopping 2
>     or more people answering the same e-mail at the same time.
>     It seems to me that what they need is simple webmail which doesn't
>     allow concurrent logins to which all 10 of them have the username
>     and password. The trouble seems to be that this would be simple
>     and work but would leave open the possiblity that someone could
>     log in and never log out keeping the other 9 in the dark as to
>     what was going on.
>     Is it even possible to do it they way they want it done?
>     Stripes
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> Thanks and kind Regards,
> Abhishek jain
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