OT: IMAP and POP3
john at jolet.net
Fri Feb 17 19:39:05 GMT 2006
On 2/17/06 1:31 PM, "Matt Kettler" <mkettler at evi-inc.com> wrote:
> John Jolet wrote:
>> On 2/17/06 1:06 PM, "Rodney Green" <rgreen at trayerproducts.com> wrote:
>>> Will IMAP and POP3 operate properly when installed side-by-side on the
>>> same server?
>> Why wouldn't they? The only issue might be if a "user" logged in via imap
>> and downloaded the list of headers, then the same "user" logged in via pop
>> and downloaded all unread messages, not leaving copies on the server, and
>> then the same "user" tried to read one of those messages via imap....they'll
>> get a message that the message no longer exists (how that's phrased is a
>> client-side issue).
> I generally refer to this as a PEBKAC..
> "Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair"
Or the nut behind the keyboard.
Really, this happens when either you have shared mailboxes and poor control
over client configuration, or if you have someone who has, say a computer at
home and one at work, and they are not set up the same.
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