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From: Konstantin Ryabitsev <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: POP3 adoption (was: [PATCH 1/2] doc|www: flesh out POP3 documentation for servers) and users
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2023 09:27:37 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20230206142737.ldlvu4xhnx7vxlo7@nitro.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20230206060338.M551984@dcvr>

On Mon, Feb 06, 2023 at 06:03:38AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > +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 :<

I think it's because it's not a widely known feature. I intend to make it
available soon via, which should allow people to subscribe to
lists via gmail's POP3 integration.

I just need to implement the unified daemon features so we don't manage 5
different systemd services.


  reply	other threads:[~2023-02-06 14:27 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   ` POP3 adoption (was: [PATCH 1/2] doc|www: flesh out POP3 documentation for servers) " Eric Wong
2023-02-06 14:27     ` Konstantin Ryabitsev [this message]
2022-07-29 20:41 ` [PATCH 2/2] tests: maintainer test for using mpop Eric Wong

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