Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Frontier as an email client?
Author: Robert Chang Posted: 1/28/1999; 3:35:31 PM Topic: Frontier as an email client? Msg #: 2551 Prev/Next: 2550 / 2552
i'm a refugee from Frontier 4, back in the days when Frontier was primarily a scripting environment (we're a prepress company that uses Frontier for scripting Quark and the Mac File system - it has and continues to serve us well). Well, fate (and a new client) is bringing us back to the new Frontier, the content management system.
Our client wants us to create a virtual office for them - online. They have ambitious plans for a dynamic website, with writers/contributors scattered across the country. i know that Frontier 5 and soon 6, will be able to handle their needs for the website. However, they would also like to use a web browser for managing their email, instead of a traditional email client (like having their own Hotmail). i can think of two possible solutions: use Frontier to communicate via AppleEvents, with a traditional email client or write a client in Frontier to communicate directly with the mail server.
i was wondering if anyone has done this or is doing this or has some insight that would help me to do this. Thanks for all your help.
There are responses to this message:
- Re: Frontier as an email client?, Eric Soroos, 1/28/1999; 6:30:23 PM
- Re: Frontier as an email client?, Patrick Breitenbach, 1/29/1999; 10:27:40 AM
- Re: Frontier as an email client?, Robert Chang, 2/2/1999; 7:50:10 AM
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