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Comment on [#8077] Allow multiple accounts in IMP
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> This feature is discussed (in a positive, it just works, sense) a lot > online because it has been a feature for a long time with IMP3/4. It > was quite hard to to find this page and properly confirm that it is > now depreciated in IMP5. I have added a (rather terse, sorry, I was > suffering a sense of humour failure) note to the Wiki page about this. > > From the search results seen before I found this page I imagine that > hosting providers (plesk/cpanel based) will have a strong incentive > to get this restored since they have been offering IMP as a mail > aggregator service to their customers. They may well feel that this > issue is a blocker for IMP5 adoption. > > As per the user below I'd also been hoping to use IMP5 to aggregate > some external mailboxes into my main mail system, and might well have > stayed with OpenWebmail if I had seen in advance that I would loose > this functonality. I have worked around it by running getmail as a > service on my server, but it's harder to configure and maintain than > if it was a native IMP function.
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