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Re: Recent spam increase

On 2006-10-24 01:32:11 -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Oct 2006 00:18:53 +0000, Pollywog  <linux-debian@shadypond.com> said: 
> > I was looking at documentation for mailagent (I use Procmail atm)
> > but I could not find any mention of IMAP.  Does mailagent do IMAP?
>         mailagent, like procmail, is not a MUA. It is a mail
>  filter -- just like procmail. Neither one of them does IMAP. It fits
>  in between the maildrop and the MUA -- so, if you use fetchmail, then
>  mailagent steps in and handles mail sent in by fetchmail. 

Not just MUAs do IMAP. MDAs can do it too. And procmail is also a
MDA (according to its documentation). However procmail is no longer
developed and is too old to support IMAP. But couldn't mailagent
support IMAP via a Perl module?

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