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[Orgmode] Re: Was "...questions about...email" -> orgmode + email + comp
Noorul Islam K M
[Orgmode] Re: Was "...questions about...email" -> orgmode + email + company firewall
Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:22:24 +0530
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)
John Hendy <address@hidden> writes:
> I followed the conversation about email writing with org-mode and *loved*
> it. I would absolutely like to live in emacs for email as it offers so many
> neat tricks. My problem has to do with how to set up pop/imap access while
> at work. I can use the web interface just fine, but I've never succeeded in
> using a client trying to access via pop/imap (like Thunderbird) and have
> simply figured it was due to firewall.
> Recently, I was finally able to get Thunderbird working since their webmail
> extension  added gmail support. I just succeeded with pop (I'd prefer
> imap, though, but apparently it's not possible).
> My question is whether gnus or some other text-based email program that
> emacs can use has some method of doing whatever this webmail extention is
> doing. I think it's somehow going through port 80 and getting messages that
> way, but I could be mistaken. In the past, I've tried "telnet
> imap.gmail.com993" and "telnet
> pop.gmail.com 995" and never been able to connect.
It looks like at you work place they are blocking imaps and pops
ports. I think you should be contacting System/Network Admin at your
office for this.
Thanks and Regards