Re: throttle pop3 access
On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 02:20, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On 26 Jun 2002, Tinus Nijmeijers wrote:
> > Ideal would be to let the pop3 server tell them (if they checked again
> > within 10 minutes of the last time): "no messages".
> nupop does UIDL and STAT caching (using Berkeley DB) already so it would
> probably be easy to add that feature.
> http://pulsar.sourceforge.net/ has some interesting features -- including
> a configuration file and already does some caching. It would probably be
> easy to add that feature to it too.
thanks, I'll check them out.
> Maybe ask those two pop3d programmers about it.
> (I maintain vm-pop3d. It doesn't support that. I have thought about it
> before, but I am more concerned with users that continue to leave mail on
> server. I am more interested in a non-RFC option so all RETReived mail is
> DELEted automatically.)
vm-pop3d was the one I was hoping to work with.
btw why are you concerned with users leaving mail as to go non-RFC on
them? disk space is soo cheap.
Maybe something that would DELE RETR'd mails after a period?
> Jeremy C. Reed
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