Wifely-type problem

Steve Campbell campbell at cnpapers.com
Fri Nov 5 16:33:26 GMT 2010

On 11/5/2010 12:23 PM, Richard Siddall wrote:
> Steve Campbell wrote:
>> All of this is concerning my home setup, not business, so....
>> My wife is constantly getting into a bind with her home email account.
>> She's one of those types that subscribes to everything and gets tons of
>> crappy email as a result. Her DSL server mailbox is so full now, that
>> she can't download what's up there from the server. I'd like to do
>> something like the following, so if anyone sees a problem with my plans
>> or knows of a better way, please speak up.
> Steve,
> Think about what you're going to do when you go on vacation, or you 
> buy your wife an iPhone for your anniversary.  Also, see if you can 
> get fetchmail to run when she pops email, so she doesn't have to wait 
> for the next cron run when she's expecting an urgent message.
> One of the other replies reminded me that I think I've seen a program 
> that goes in via POP3 and deletes spam/viruses, so you might be able 
> to clean up the DSL provider mailbox.  I can't remember what it was 
> called.
> Regards,
>     Richard Siddall

The main point of all this is to inject MS into her work flow to get rid 
of most of this junk.


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