Re: Bug#283751: ITP: fakepop -- fake pop3 server to warn users that only pop3-ssl is available
* Matthew Palmer
| It appears that you have missed the point. One of the primary reasons why
| you would use pops rather than pop3 (I presume) is so that your
| authentication credentials aren't sent in the clear. This daemon allows the
| user to send their credentials en clair before telling them that they need
| to reconfigure their mail client. To quote the Guinness ad, "Brilliant!"
They'll send them once in the clear, yes. Not each time, as they
would with normal pop. Not perfect, but in many cases a reasonable
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :