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Jan says he's humbled and embarrassed by discussion of him in the new book by Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst ... I figure: let's make sure it spreads even further. When will we ever get to see him embarrassed again, right? I didn't even think it was possible ;)

I kid .. Jan is great and has certainly earned what was written about him. Nice to see recognition where due, and not just for the "hero coder" trope ....
 
This is embarrassing to me. I'm just proud that Red Hat accepts me the way I am. Humbled. #TheOpenOrg +Jim Whitehurst
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Let's not stop until the color of +Jan Wildeboer's face matches that of his fedora ;)
You really deserve the praise, Jan!
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Session about to start... and a great networking event already.
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Will be at the Red Hat Forum tomorrow here in Zürich ... should be fun!
Browse Knowledgebase articles, manage support cases and subscriptions, download updates, and more from one place. View users in your organization, and edit their account information, preferences, and permissions. Manage your Red Hat certifications, view exam history, and download ...
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hmmm, I got an invite too but sadly don't have the time :/
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Ah, when good people with great ideas fueled by their passion come together ... 
 
4 days left to be part of Roundcube Next.

Now just imagine that Mailpile and Roundcube Next were working together to ensure we build a stack that serves all use cases, and does so securely, with strong crypto options.

Actually... you don't need to imagine:

https://twitter.com/MailpileTeam/status/615197729866670080

http://venturebeat.com/2015/06/24/massive-open-source-email-collaboration-platform-roundcube-beats-indiegogo-funding-goal/
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The other week, the awesome people at +Sandstorm.io and I spoke about Roundcube. It's one of the apps that their users deploy, so it only made sense. They were also crowdfunded so they understand what we're doing, as well. Kenton proposed they put out a message to their user base and let their users donate Sandstorm's funds to Roundcube if they so choose ... this kind of virtuous-cycle approach is inspiring to me, to be perfectly honest .. and just one day later they've already raised over $5,000 for Roundcube which, if you do the math, means we'll hit our core target of $80,000.

Thank you to everyone who has backed Roundcube Next in ways big and small. Every donation has been huge in terms of reaching our goal together. For every cPanel, tucows, bHosted, Contargo, TransIP and sandstorm.io, there has been (literally!) a hundred others who have thrown their support behind what we are doing.

Now we can begin to focus on our stretch goals ... let's see how far we get!

... and I am so looking forward to delivering the most amazing webmail platform ever as the next (free software!) version of Roundcube. Oh, and did I mention that we'll work to include sandstorm.io integration in the upstream mainline of Roundcube Next so sandstorm.io doesn't have to maintain their own patches?

Yes. Indeed. This will rock us all.

(Written from a hotel room in Munich, where I am celebrating with Cheese and Onion potato chips and a beer ... it is, after all, the small things in life .... :)
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grats!
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Awesome: TransIP just backed the Roundcube Next crowdfund campaign at the top Deployer level. Fantastic to have a 5th member of the Advisory committee, and helping us reach the 94% funded level. 11 more days to go ... less than $5000 needed. Help us cross that line! http://igg.me/at/roundcubenext/
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https://plus.google.com/+KentonVarda/posts/2jakoriiN61

You already crossed the line when you account for the upcoming funding from the sandstorm contributors, congrats!
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Friend and free software promoter +Bryan Lunduke has  moved his email life to Kolab Now. Welcome, Bryan!
Here are some alternative email services to Gmail, and the one that I picked while trying to kick Google services out of my digital life.
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+Adam Pigg well, replacing g+ is further down his list ;-)
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Not the most amazingly brilliant of photos, as it was taken quickly with the crappy camera on my tablet before slotting it into a temporary mounting (to protect it) where it awaits proper framing ... but I'm quite pleased by this recent acquisition. It's from the late 15th century, and  the inhabited initial with the heron, frog, snail and rat is enjoyably random. It's 77.3cm by 55.4cm, so nice and large. Looks rather nice on a large wall, in fact.
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Roundcube Next … we made it! But this is just the start, and the most important thing to me is that it is the start to building a much closer-knit community around the project and the product.
A couple days ago, the Roundcube Next crowdfunding campaign reached our initial funding goal. We even got a piece on Venture Beat, among other places. This was a fantastic result and a nice reward for quite a bit of effort...
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Huzzah! We passed the initial funding goal. With several more major backers still to come and over a week left .. how far can we go? http://igg.me/at/roundcubenext/
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+Aaron Seigo I mainly thought so due to the way things were "presented": nevertheless it does not matter now that the goal's been reached. ;)
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At the TDWI Konferenz in Munich ... day 1 has been a bit slow at the booth, but we're making hay with what sun there is. Below are a couple of hastily grabbed pics of the booth (better ones tomorrow, I promise :) we are sharing with Basho. You can see our beautiful new demo point in the back right there. It's an Intel NUC running Kolab Enterprise 14 + a desktop session with several Roundcube sessions and the Kolab Admin panel. Small, portable, pretty, and certainly enough horsepower.
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Will be @ TDWI in Munich tomorrow until Wednesday. Kolab will be in a booth alongside Basho. Really looking forward to meeting new faces and introducing them to the power of free software. The center of the booth floor is taken up primarily by big proprietary vendors, so we'll be a light in the darkness :)
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