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LAN Mail Protocols FAQ



Frequently Asked Questions about LAN Mail Protocols.

This FAQ about LAN Mail Protocols was compiled and written by John Wobus jmwobus@syr.edu with numerous contributions by others.

-01 Introduction (LAN Mail Protocols)
There are advantages to having a central server receive the ...
-02 POP, POP2, POP3 (LAN Mail Protocols)
These are rather minimal and are designed to be so. The three ...
-03 IMAP2, IMAP2bis, IMAP3, IMAP4, IMAP4rev1 (LAN Mail Protocols)
The IMAP family is similar to the POP family, but also gives clients ...
-04 ACAP (LAN Mail Protocols)
ACAP (Application Configuration Access Protocol), formerly ...
-05 IMAP vs POP (LAN Mail Protocols)
As of this writing (4/97), there are a many more POP than IMAP ...
-06 DMSP (LAN Mail Protocols)
Also know as PCMAIL. Desktop computers can use this protocol to ...
-07 ESMTP ETRN (LAN Mail Protocols)
ETRN, which is documented in RFC 1985, is a modified version of ...
-08 Who uses these protocols? (LAN Mail Protocols)
These protocols were designed and implemented mostly ...
-09 Disadvantages (LAN Mail Protocols)
There are a number of disadvantages associated with the use of ...
-10 Issue of Remote Access (LAN Mail Protocols)
Modern commercial e-mail packages typically have features designed ...
-11 MIME (LAN Mail Protocols)
MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) is a relatively ...
-12 Approaches not covered by this memo (LAN Mail Protocols)
* Proprietary ...
-13 LDAP (LAN Mail Protocols)
LDAP is a protocol (the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) ...
-14 Java (LAN Mail Protocols)
Java is a programming language currently (1996) touted as a tool ...
-15 List of Protocols and RFCs (LAN Mail)
Note: for up-to-date information on the RFCs, get an index from an ...
-16 Other Sources of Information (LAN Mail Protocols)
My own
-17 Capabilities of Well-known mail clients (LAN Mail Protocols)
This section covers what I've been able to find out so far about ...
-18 List of Implementations (LAN Mail Protocols)
Note: http://www.etext.org/~pauls/mailclientfaq.txt has a list that ...
-19 List of Implementations (LAN Mail Protocols): Some other packages for desktop systems
-20 List of Implementations (LAN Mail Protocols) Key and Other Issues
(a) What are the common extensions to POP3 and which clients/...









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