Re: POP3 protocol question

John Gardiner Myers <jgm+@cmu.edu> Thu, 13 October 1994 03:58 UTC

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From: John Gardiner Myers <jgm+@cmu.edu>
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Subject: Re: POP3 protocol question
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Beak: Is

brtmac@ksu.ksu.edu writes:
> Adding the ability to send
> mail to a POP3 server requires adding one more command and execing
> sendmail with the proper options to take the mail from the POP client.

Well, that's one *big* set of assumptions.  Namely:

A) sendmail (or it's equivalent) exists on the machine
B) it is configured correctly (which it isn't in your case)
C) the POP server has some way to pass necessary information about the
   sender's identity to sendmail.

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