Re: IMAP is a failure?
Ned Freed <NED@sigurd.innosoft.com> Tue, 02 August 1994 22:37 UTC
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Date: Tue, 02 Aug 1994 15:09:39 -0700
From: Ned Freed <NED@sigurd.innosoft.com>
Subject: Re: IMAP is a failure?
In-Reply-To: Your message dated "Tue, 02 Aug 1994 12:27:34 -0700" <9408021927.AA25464@hpport.ssf-sys.DHL.COM>
To: Paul Rarey <Paul.Rarey@systems.dhl.com>
Cc: William.Yeager@eng.sun.com, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Alex.Davidson@eng.sun.com
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> At 01:35 PM 8/2/94 -800, William.Yeager@Eng.Sun.COM wrote: > >I don't understand this statement about difficult to implement. The > c-client >and mail.c make this simple. They hide all of the subtle parsing. > I've >personally implemented 3 imap clients over the past 7 years and wrote > the first >UNIX imapd while Mark was in my former group at Stanford. > Then could someone point me to vendors who implent the clients and servers > that I joe customer can buy? ECS sells commercial IMAP clients for various platforms. I believe that Wollongong sells some clients and possibly a server as well. Innosoft includes both IMAP servers and one client (based on Pine) in PMDF (a commercial package). There are probably several other commercial offerings I have missed. The best starting point for such queries that I know of is the MIME FAQ that is posted periodically to the info-mime list. Not bad for a protocol that hasn't even made it through the first stage of the standards process yet. Quite a few vendors aren't interested in implementing things prior to attaining proposed standard status. Ned
- Re: IMAP is a failure? Bill Yeager
- Re: IMAP is a failure? Paul Rarey
- Re: IMAP is a failure? Ned Freed