retitle 82908 elm-me+: Problem connecting to POP3 and editing headers using arrow keys
severity 82908 normal
> > > I simply don't see any way to determine whether it supports IMAP.
> > It's called "timeout". Elm could have timeout value that would move it
> > onto the next service. If I remember correctly, Elm tries IMAP, and if
> > it gets "Connection refused" (I don't know if it actually gets _that_,
> > but it receives at least something similar, I believe), _then_ tries
> > POP3. Since it doesn't from "firewalled" server, it doesn't try POP3.
> Oh, really? You're going to wait 15-30 seconds each time you connect?
Actually the timeout was around 30 minutes and it didn't get through anyway.
15-30 seconds wouldn't be such a big of deal if, at the end, it actually
connected. If I had to wait 30 seconds for Elm to connect to POP3, where
IMAP is totally disabled because I didn't create elsewhere mentioned text
file, then I would accept it.
> > > > Or the input could include (without supporting text files)
> > > > information that the server Elm is supposed to connect to is a POP3
> > > > server, that Elm is not supposed to even try IMAP. This is the
> > > > wishlist I had in mind (I think :-) ).
> > > You've said so in your original report; upstream read it and obviously
> > > decided mail.services is enough.
> > Since I didn't understand it (and, as I believe, I had also other
> > problems, like Yes/No, I don't remember now), I didn't try further. The
> > version I still use looked good enough.
> So you agree that it's upstream call?
There is no good (and, especially, safe) answer to that. :-) Upstream
doesn't support binary distributions and Debian doesn't change (much) what
upstream distributes. Especially now, when there is no "real" Debian
So, I don't agree, nor disagree. I believe I will make my mind once I try
new Elm. Until then do whatever suits you.
> > I promise I will try this 2.4pl25ME+99c-2 before sending anything to
> > bugs.debian.org (regarding Elm, of course :-) ).
> Please do.
Like I said, I will.