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Re: gmail and gnus

From: Gernot Hassenpflug
Subject: Re: gmail and gnus
Date: Wed, 09 May 2007 17:32:30 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Joel Reicher <> writes:

> Bill White <> writes:
>> On Sun Apr 29 2007 at 21:19, Joel Reicher <> wrote:
>> > You might be better off finding alternative storage. Note that an
>> > IMAP server does not need to be a mail server.
>> Hmm... this sounds interesting.  Can you recommend anyone?

Oh, I just learnt something! Great hint.

> Sorry, no. My point about the machine not needing to be a mail server
> was a hint that you could set up your own, which is what I would do if
> I had access to backed up free storage (such as at a workplace). You
> could configure the IMAP server to listen on an unprivileged port so
> you wouldn't even need root.


> Default deny firewalls notwithstanding, of course.

My institution has forms to apply for SSH logins so that one can
access one's machine from the outside via the institution's SSH
server/SOCKS proxy setup.

BOFH excuse #108:

The air conditioning water supply pipe ruptured over the machine room

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