John Jolet 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:
>>> Hello,
>>> 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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