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What is DIMP?

Last update:2007-11-14
Revision: 1.3

DIMP is the Dynamic IMP (Internet Messaging Program) application, a PHP-based webmail system and a component of the Horde project. DIMP, once installed, accesses mail over IMAP thus requiring little to no special preparations on the server on which mail is stored.

This software is OSI Certified Open Source Software. OSI Certified is a certification mark of the Open Source Initiative.

1   Obtaining DIMP

Further information on DIMP and the latest version can be obtained at:

2   Documentation

The following documentation is available in the DIMP distribution:

README:This file
COPYING:Copyright and license information
docs/CHANGES:Changes by release
docs/CREDITS:Project developers
docs/INSTALL:Installation instructions and notes

3   Installation

Instructions for installing DIMP can be found in the file INSTALL in the docs/ directory of the DIMP distribution.

4   Assistance

If you encounter problems with DIMP, help is available!

The Horde Frequently Asked Questions List (FAQ), available on the Web at

The Horde Project runs a number of mailing lists, for individual applications and for issues relating to the project as a whole. Information, archives, and subscription information can be found at

Lastly, Horde developers, contributors and users also make occasional appearances on IRC, on the channel #horde on the freenode Network (

5   Licensing

For licensing and copyright information, please see the file COPYING in the IMP distribution.


The DIMP team