One reason for the latest pause on Hawk Wings is the new Zimbra test server at work.
Finally, work’s steam-powered SquirrelMail web interface is set for replacement with Zimbra, ushering in a Brave New World of Blazing Collaborative Productivity.
As a “fairly knowledgeable amateur” the IT Department has given me the job of trying to break it by doing stupid things. I haven’t succeeded yet.
Webmailer offers a way to remove one of the annoyances in using a web-based email service. It lets you set Zimbra (or Joyent’s webmail or Yahoo! or Roundcube or whatever) as the default email client, so that clicking on an email address opens a new message in the web-based interface of your choice.
After installing it, you need to add Zimbra to its list of options.
The string that works for me is:
Click a mailto: link and, as if my magic, Zimbra makes you a new message:
Also nice are Zimbra’s new filing and tagging keyboard shortcuts, which make leaving Mail.app (temporarily) less of a wrench. By allocating numbers to the most-used tags and folders, it is possible to get close to the Nirvana that only a Mail.app GTD nut truly knows.
- Webmailer: Easily set webmail services as your default mailer
- Zimbra’s Mobile Phone interface on an iPhone
- Set Gmail as default email app in Firefox 3.0
- Gmailto No. 2: Set Gmail as default mail client
- Zimbra launches Desktop client
Tags: Apple Mail, default email client, gtd, mail.app, Productivity, webmail, Zimbra