Yes and no, for performance reasons Surgeweb is run as an integral part of Surgemail yes, however surgeweb can be configured to talk to a separate backend IMAP mailservers - either surgemail or non surgemail.
In a nutshell, for Surgemail Frontend / SurgeMail backend use:
For Surgemail Frontend / NON SurgeMail backend use:
surgewall "backend.mydomain.com"There are a few gotchas further noted.
Lots of reasons. Surgeweb uses modern AJAX / Web2 techniques to provide a web based email client that is as responsive and usable, if not more so, than a normal desktop mail client.
Yes, surgeweb has a flexible facility for shared contacts - at the global, domain or group level.
No, Surgeweb needs IMAP support and will not work with POP only servers.
In surgemail admin interface - value added features - surgeweb, set "HTTPS required" to "true".
It is suggested you try using surgeweb instead. It has a lot of advantages and is a much nicer email client. So if you still REALLY, REALLY want our end of life old wemail back... you can still install it using the latest surgemail distributions: