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Webmail POP clients [Aug. 29th, 2006|10:12 am]
Brad Fitzpatrick
Which webmail providers let (free) users suck down mail from other POP servers?

To be clear, which function as POP clients, not servers?

And how many accounts? 1? >1?
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2006-08-29 10:39 pm (UTC)
I trust this is a problem that a .forward doesn't fix?
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[User Picture]From: d4b
2006-08-29 11:47 pm (UTC)
Except when you run into old mailboxes, i.e., the mail's already been delivered.

There are several times that I wish Gmail would support inbound POP.
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2006-08-31 12:09 pm (UTC)
Last time I checked, procmail could fix this. But that's not much consolation for hosted email with a web interface to touch .forward but no way to get at a real shell. (Alternately, mutt's bounce works well. Again, no use sans shell.)
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From: evan
2006-08-30 12:07 am (UTC)
Think about what Brad's been posting about recently. My guess is he wants to test a POP3 implementation he wrote against popular clients.
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[User Picture]From: grumpy_sysadmin
2006-08-31 12:07 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I've maybe been only kinda paying attention.
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