[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox with Horde?

Sunil Mohan Adapa sunil at medhas.org
Sat Mar 12 18:59:41 UTC 2016

On 03/12/2016 08:13 PM, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Hi Dieter,
> Quoting Dieter (2016-03-12 15:03:49)
>> The recent troubles (owncloud probably getting removed from debian), i 
>> thought about trying out some different systems.
>> Right now I'm downloading php-horde-webmail on the freedombox.
>> I plan to use the already available ldap-server, as well as the 
>> running Postgresql-Database.
>> Have any of you tried this before?
>> Do you think this is a bad idea?

I think its worth trying.

>> Also, security-wise?
>> Any help and comments would be welcome! :)
> Since you asked: I find it unwise to use PHP at all on FreedomBox (since 
> FreedomBox by definition means there will be no system administrator to 
> monitor and intervene when (not if) yet another weakness in either the 
> PHP engine itself or some code written in that language is abused.

I have a more optimistic view of PHP in general than others.  The
language is cleaning itself up and improving on performance.  A
disciplined use of the language won't make it all that bad for security.


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