On Sat, 12 Jun 1999, Mark Weinem wrote:

> D. J. Bernstein:
> > This sort of idiocy happens much more often than most subscribers know,
> > thanks to a broken piece of software by Eric Raymond called fetchmail.
> Is there a good fetchmail alternative?

Perl, C, even shell will do.  The POP3 protocol is so trivial, that any
scripting language will do the job.  I took one look at what a pig
fetchmail is, I got rid of it ASAP, and quickly coded my own client in

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