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Hermes - Eudora's Next Generation

A project in Toronto, Canada by Nicholas Edward Werner-Matavka

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Resurrect the popular Eudora eMail client as an open-source project compatible with modern security - re-named Hermes (legal reasons)
Backers: 78
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43 CAD

Funded: $3,373 CAD of $500 CAD
Dates: Sep 5th -> Nov 4th (61 days)
Project By: Nicholas Edward Werner-Matavka
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Latest News

Language Tools

October 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Here at the HERMES project, we pride ourselves on openness and transparency to our backers and the wider community.  To this end, I'll be using this update to establish where we are in relation to our (still somewhat nebulous) goal at the present... (Read More)

Eudora for Macintosh Update

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Per the title, this will be of interest chiefly to our Macintosh backers, but as a demonstration of why we are intending to use primarily the Windows codebase as the basis of ALL versions of HERMES Mail, I have uploaded a selection of internal... (Read More)

O ye of little faith...

September 24th - via: kickstarter.com
During the last month, this project has been beset by criticism, some justified, some not.  All of it, however, was directed squarely at me, rather than at the programming staff.  Unfortunately, much of this criticism lacked constructivity or... (Read More)

HERMES Mail for Macintosh OS X

September 14th - via: kickstarter.com
In response to overwhelming donor demand for a version of HERMES Mail compatible with the Macintosh Operating System ("HERMES for Mac"), we feel obliged to clarify our plans in this regard.  If you are a Macintosh user, please read the following... (Read More)

We made it! Stretch goal: $1,000 to make language tools a priority.

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone who has contributed to making the HERMES SSL Extensions for Eudora a reality.  We could not have done it without you!  We fully plan to be the biggest and best Open Source eMail client for personal computer, and your... (Read More)

QCSSL Update done!

September 7th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the major problems with continuing to run Qualcomm Eudora 7.1 is that it is incompatible with modern SSL certificates, necessitating clumsy workarounds like Stunnel, or drilling down into the Certificate Information Manager to trust every... (Read More)

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