[announce] Vacation H3 (3.0.1-RC1)

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Mon Feb 26 18:41:31 UTC 2007

The Horde Team is pleased to announce the first release candiate of the
Vacation Auto-Responding Manager version H3 (3.0.1).

Vacation is a Horde module for managing user e-mail "vacation notices" or
"auto-responders." It works via a local vacation program and the .forward
style forwarding mechanism supported by several popular mailers.

Right now, Vacation provides fairly complete support for managing .forward
style vacation notices on Sendmail or Courier mail based systems via an FTP
transport. It also has some support for LDAP, Qmail, and Exim SQL based

Barring any problems, this code will be released as Vacation H3 (3.0.1).
Testing is requested and comments are encouraged.
Updated translations would also be great.

The major changes compared to the Vacation H3 (3.0) version are:
    * Added support for Berkeley DB 4 vacation databases.
    * Allowed users to set their From: address.
    * Improved configuration for LDAP searches.
    * Added Slovenian translation.
    * Updated German and Traditional Chinese translations.

The full list of changes (from version H3 (3.0)) can be viewed here:


The Vacation H3 (3.0.1-RC1) distribution is available from the following locations:


Patches against version H3 (3.0) are available at:


Or, for quicker access, download from your nearest mirror:


MD5 sums for the packages are as follows:

    987faeb4b73f34b08c07c9454e4d553c  vacation-h3-3.0.1-rc1.tar.gz
    b0585059bda4b7d3d1eafe5a4878b0fd  patch-vacation-h3-3.0-h3-3.0.1-rc1.gz

Have fun!

The Horde Team.

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