theKompany.com is pleased to announce the long awaited fourth
beta (version 0.9.3) of our Aethera Messaging and Groupware client
for KDE. New releases will start to come much more frequently. Most
of the details for the project roadmap can be found a http://www.thekompany.com/projects/aethera,
but this is subject to change as we are constantly researching new
features. Here is what is new and updated in this release:
Aethera now has support for plug in components using our
Korelib technology. As a consequence the new engine will also
support Kparts plug ins as well. A plug in directory is now
configured during the setup wizard.
As an initial proof of concept a KOrganizer plug in has been
produced that allows KOrganizer to act as a native component of
Aethera for your scheduling. In this initial release KOrganizer is
a read only component and its menu bar isn't cleanly integrated.
This first step is merely to illustrate the technology and the
direction of Aethera. Our first commercial plug in will be
Our second step for implementation of the IMAP protocol is now
complete, features include
IMAP folder support - you can now create and remove the files
locally and remotely.
Folder support is using the subscribe/unsubscribe IMAP4
Create new IMAP accounts using the configuration browser.
Aethera can handle multiple POP3 and IMAP4 accounts
Full Drag-n-Drop support
We've done our best to accommodate as many distributions as
possible. If you don't see a package that accommodates you, check
back in a few days before you ask for it, we will be adding more as
soon as we can. This RPM is relocatable, and has been configured
for the default for each distribution in the following fashion:
Just specify wherever your KDE actually is when you execute the rpm
instruction. We would also like to thank our friends at Sourceforge
where the download files and bug tracking is now being hosted at
For the time being the CVS is still on theKompany.com servers.