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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: POP3 adoption (was: [PATCH 1/2] doc|www: flesh out POP3 documentation for servers) and users
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2023 06:03:38 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20230206060338.M551984@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Eric Wong <> wrote:
> +++ b/lib/PublicInbox/

> +The password is: anonymous
> +The username is: \$(uuidgen)\@$ctx->{ibx}->{newsgroup}
> +where \$(uuidgen) in the output of the `uuidgen' command on your system.
> +The UUID in the username functions as a private cookie (don't share it).
> +Idle accounts will expire periodically.

I just checked my POP3 instance on; and not a
single user has used it.  I guess POP3 really is unpopular :<

  reply	other threads:[~2023-02-06  6:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-07-29 20:41 [PATCH 0/2] POP3 docs + tests for users and BOFHs Eric Wong
2022-07-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 1/2] doc|www: flesh out POP3 documentation for servers and users Eric Wong
2023-02-06  6:03   ` Eric Wong [this message]
2023-02-06 14:27     ` POP3 adoption (was: [PATCH 1/2] doc|www: flesh out POP3 documentation for servers) " Konstantin Ryabitsev
2022-07-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 2/2] tests: maintainer test for using mpop Eric Wong

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