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Re: Bug#283751: ITP: fakepop -- fake pop3 server to warn users that only pop3-ssl is available

[Steve McIntyre]
> So, let me get this straight - fakepop will allow people to log in
> (using their username and password) in the clear and THEN tell them
> that they should have used POP over SSL instead. Quite how is this
> better than "connection refused"?

"connection refused" generate a support request from the user, and
increases the load on the support organisation.  The users will ask
what the error message mean, and will have to get the explanations
individually.  A message poping up every time the user connect to the
wrong service will normally change the users behaviour without any
extra work for the support organisation.

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