Re: Question on RFC1460 (POP3)

Steve Dorner <> Mon, 19 September 1994 14:09 UTC

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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 1994 09:02:46 -0500
To: Cam Clarke <>
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From: Steve Dorner <>
Subject: Re: Question on RFC1460 (POP3)

At 2:01 AM 9/18/94, Cam Clarke wrote:
>Reading the archives makes me realize that I've found this mailing list a bit
>late and you folks have just finished a go-around on revising RFC1460.  What's
>involved in getting this idea on the agenda for the next update?

An act of god.  :-(

One big problem is that you would first have to come up with a standard way
to mark messages as read.  Some mailers use the Status: header.  Many do

So the right way to approach this is to get the Internet community to agree
on a standard header for message status.  Once that's been accepted, pilot
your helocar back here and we can talk about how to properly handle the
header in POP3.

I really sympathize with your desire, but I just don't think it's going to

Steve Dorner, Qualcomm Incorporated
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