pop3 email service provider

Brian May brian at linuxpenguins.xyz
Tue Dec 20 20:13:54 AEDT 2016


Ray via luv-main <luv-main at luv.asn.au> writes:

> Now I only use email when I have to, I do not regard it as a reliable 
> method of communication, but from the little I know about pop3 and 
> imap.........On general principle I do not like to store my own material 
> on a system outside of my control. I also ONLY use email from a single 
> system and have absolutely NO DESIRE for ANY kind of remote access of 
> email. I still have email I received from 10 years ago, it makes 
> interesting reading on what I was up to then.

It is possible to use IMAP in exactly the same way you use POP. There is
no requirement that keep the emails on the server after you have
downloaded them.
-- 
Brian May <brian at linuxpenguins.xyz>
https://linuxpenguins.xyz/brian/


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