[CentOS] POP3 server
resoplez at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 20:08:20 EDT 2010
ok, I will keep tight to RFC then.
Thanks for the answers.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adam Tauno Williams" <awilliam at whitemice.org>
To: <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2010 9:43 AM
Subject: Re: [CentOS] POP3 server
On Sat, 2010-10-23 at 01:32 +1100, Ben McGinnes wrote:
> On 22/10/10 3:10 AM, David wrote:
> > I was hoping Dovecot could be not so RFC compliant in this matter.
> > Anyway if
> > gets the DELE command the message arrived safely to the client.
The feature you want would result in inconsistencies in some cases;
nothing is going to implement that behavior.
> > Any other POP3 server not so RFC compliant?
> > Thanks for the answer.
> Breaking RFCs to get the functions you want is a *bad* idea. What
> happens if you get hit by a bus and someone else has to deal with the
> issue, sees that the config is "broken" and "fixes" it.
> You're much better off using a protocol which supports an immediate
> delete from the server, like IMAP. Unless, of course, the issue is with
> a lack of disk space on the server.
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org> LPIC-1, Novell CLA
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