A POP3 URL Interface

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Author Rob Earhart 
Last updated 1998-01-05
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It is occasionally useful to be able to reference a generic server to be used for message submission. URLs provide a good mechanism for refering to arbitrary network resources. The POP3 URL scheme allows a URL to specify a POP3 [POP3] server, allowing other protocols to use a general ''URL to be used for mail access'' in place of an explicit reference to POP3.


Rob Earhart (earhart@cmu.edu)

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