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Date:      Sun, 3 Dec 1995 13:36:30 -0700 (MST)
From:      Terry Lambert <terry@lambert.org>
To:        d_burr@ix.netcom.com (Donald Burr)
Cc:        jmb@freebsd.org, dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu, questions@freebsd.org, jmb@kryten.Atinc.COM
Subject:   Re: pop client
Message-ID:  <199512032036.NAA09006@phaeton.artisoft.com>
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 {popd.ix.netcom.com/pop3}
>                  ^^^^^^^^^^^^  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>                       |                |
>                       (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
					terry@lambert.org
---
Any opinions in this posting are my own and not those of my present
or previous employers.



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