Re: MUA & Yahoo Mail (WAS:Re: Dist-upgrade or upgrade. Which?)
> From: Dave Thayer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 07:44:29PM -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
>> How? What MUA did you use? When I initially set up my Yahoo Mail accounts
> (I have several)--this was years ago--there was no option with the free accounts
> for POP3 or IMAP. It was specifically said that if you wanted it, you could,
> Oddly enough, while Yahoo! charges for POP access, they enable IMAP
> access on the free accounts. I'm guessing that's for mobile device
> support. Icedove knows the right thing to do, or look up the
> instructions on the Yahoo! help pages.
Okay. I found the Yahoo IMAP help page. The POP help still states you need a "for pay" Yahoo Mail Plus account, but no mention of that for IMAP. I'll run a test. I already have Sylpheed on this system, and it is both POP or IMAP compatible. SSL, too.