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Date:      Sun, 3 Dec 1995 13:36:30 -0700 (MST)
From:      Terry Lambert <>
To: (Donald Burr)
Cc:,,, jmb@kryten.Atinc.COM
Subject:   Re: pop client
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.951202190621.830A-100000@ncc-1701-d> from "Donald Burr" at Dec 2, 95 07:10:11 pm

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> Actually, pine (at least, 3.91) does support reading remote mail using 
> pop3.  Add this in your .pinerc
> incoming-folders=INBOX_netcom {}
>                  ^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>                       |                |
>                       (1)              (2)
> (1) = set this to be the name that you want this "mailbox" to appear as
> (2) = set this to the hostname/IP address of your pop3 server
> It'll ask you for your username and password, when you read mail.  Your 
> UNIX login name on your FreeBSD box must be the same as the account you 
> have on the POP server.

Actually, you'd think it'd use reserved ports to implement rcmd-like
vouchsafe authentication so you can avoid the annoying login from a
trusted system that you're already authenticated to.

Other than that, it's rather nifty.

					Terry Lambert
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.

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