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Re: Recipient is offline

2011-09-06 11:48:36

Hector <sant9442(_at_)gmail(_dot_)com> wrote:

But the same reasons POP3 exist is that not all users can be or wish to
be "mini-sysops."

Choice of protocol is orthogonal to usability. For instance, Turnpike is a
fairly typical user-friendly GUI mail and news reader which includes an
SMTP server for receiving incoming mail from ISPs like Demon.

POP mainly exists because back in the day servers didn't have enough disk
and users did not often have more than one computer.

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