On Friday 03 December 2004 20:42, Oden Eriksson wrote:
> Thanks Jeremy, but smtp auth isn't the answer I was looking for. I
> know mr. sam and some other profilic people in this sphere thinks
> pop-before-smtp is dead, is silly and obsolete, but I can say it
> isn't.

just add a bogus account to vpopmail ([EMAIL PROTECTED] 
works fine and shouldn't get you that much spam),  add it as a kmail 
pop3 account and switch on interval checking. or you could use the 
"filter messages if they are greater than 1 bytes" option in kmail for 
a pop3 account.

Or you could use the "Precommand" functionality of kmail and use 
something like "fetchmail -c -s" as you precommand line for your smtp 

> The question still, is how to make this work, not to make me start
> using smtp auth.
> If was really smart I would stop using an utterly dead (not developed
> since 1998), and unsupported software like qmail is and use _any_ of
> the others that is still alive, supported, developed and in much
> wider use.

"Don't throw stones, when you're sitting in a glashouse." (German 
proverb) That's what smart people try to remember. :)

Mit internetten Gren / Best Regards
Justin Heesemann                                    ionium Technologies
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