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Re: [OT] Gmail POP fails

On Fri, 16 Dec 2005 02:55:58 +0200
roach <robert_spencer@mighty.co.za> wrote:

> Hi,
> Anybody got any ideas how to get mail out of a POP account that
> claims to have no mail.
> I've...
> - read the doc's
> - tried KMail, Sylpheed and Thunderbird
> - tried to contact Gmail
> ...but still can't download POP mail. It worked once and then stopped.
> I used openssl to have a look for useable error messages and got:
> +OK [SYS/TEMP] Due to a temporary system problem, this mailbox will
> seem empty.
> Now what? :-(

It looks like there's not anything you can do. I would take that
message to mean that gmail is having server problems and they know
about it and are currently working on it. 

Hopefully someone will correct me if they have more details or I'm


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