Here is the procedure I followed for getting this module to work. I decided to share immediately this infos with a community that I really like!
GENERAL The "WebMail" module is a pop3/IMAP client, based on "Mailbox" by Sivaprasad R.L - http://netlogger.net - and "eMailBox" by Don Grabowski - http://ecomjunk.com - which has been written by Jochen Gererstorfer - http://gererstorfer.net - and released, in its most recent version, on November 21st 2002. The "WebMail" module lets administors and users manage multiple pop3/IMAP based e-mail accounts, sending and receiving messages, managing contacts with an address book, etc...
FIXING THE MODULE If you download the module "as is", install it and try to get it work you'll be disappointed: the module doesn't work. This is due to some minor errors in the php code which could be easily fixed. In this early stage, I fixed the ones related to main functionalities of the module. There are still some to fix, which appears to be minor. Here is a step-by-step procedure to fix the module:
c)There is a third problem related to SQL table structure in sql/mysql.sql. According to the original file, passwordhash is deserved a 20 characters long field. By using rc4encryption, this 20 characters field will allow only 6 characters passwords. Just change the value from 20 to 30, for example. Here it's your choice, according to you preferences. As example, my line looks like this:
passwd varchar(30) default NULL,
4.Save all modified files and upload the whole "WebMail" directory in your server. 5.Final touch: a)CHMOD 775 /modules/WebMail b)CHMOD 777 /modules/WebMail/attachments c)CHMOD 777 /modules/WebMail/cache d)CHMOD 777 /modules/WebMail/tmp b)CHMOD 777 /modules/WebMail/cache/config.php 6.Install the module via the Xooops "Admin Menu" and enjoy.
Have fun! P.S.1: by using the module I noticed there's (probably) another "redirect bug" which appears when you try to edit an address that you stored in the address book. I'd love suggestions for fixing that. P.S:2: I would like somebody to create a "real" XOOPS module icon for this module. I have no time yet. I'll probably try, but is somebody is faster than me and would submit it... Bye! ft