OT: perl mail problems

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Sun Jan 29 09:40:53 UTC 2012

Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> Anything that works by connecting to an IMAP server and
> downloading all the new messages to hold and read locally
> really is missing the point.

... or is working around administrative issues, e.g. the mail
recipient wants the mail stored locally, and the mail-server
provides IMAP but not POP.

BTW fetchmail is the canonical (although not the only) solution
to this problem.

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