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Re: email client: POP vs. POP3 differences

 
 
D Yuniskis
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      06-07-2010, 09:37 PM
Uniden wrote:
> I'm trying to find a definitive source for the differences between POP
> and POP3 email clients. Googling has turned up a LOT of noise on the
> subject.
>
> Essentially, can I assume for basic operation that they have no
> differences? I hope to implement a client like this:
> http://www.instructables.com/id/Mail...a-USB-to-show-
> you-have-ma/
> without having to account for POP/POP3 differences. REALbasic (program
> source) doesn't indicate that a POP or POP3 service has to be treated
> any different. The client will operate LEDs based on mail available in
> the accounts.


RTFM -- you should be able to come up with the
latest POP3 and POP RFC's in a few minutes with google...
Then, see what aspects of the protocols you are relying on and
how (if at all) they changed
 
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