Freebsd, postfix and push email

Jeffrey Goldberg jeffrey at
Sun Mar 28 19:06:21 UTC 2010

On Mar 28, 2010, at 1:36 AM, perryh at wrote:

> Er, no.  POP3 and IMAP are "pull" services, wherein the client
> polls the server periodically for any newly-arrived messages.

IMAP, but not POP3, can be used to push, but the iPhone mail client doesn't support that as far as I know.  It does support being pushed to over Mobile Me, but not on regular IMAP.


Jeffrey Goldberg              

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