in reply to How I usually read my mail:

For the true net.studs among us, telnet mail.server.tld:25 should be listed.

That was a pretty stupid thing to write.

Yours in pedantry,
F o x t r o t U n i f o r m

"Anything you put in comments is not tested and easily goes out of date." -- tye

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Re^2: How I usually read my mail:
by monoxide (Beadle) on Nov 08, 2004 at 07:05 UTC
    True FoxtrotUniform,
    but what about telnet mail.server 110??

    i'v done that a more than a few times to get around (very) tight "security" at my school before.....
      Given choice I prefer talking to IMAP via telnet. It's a horrible protocol to implement, but it's fun to talk to...
      zz zZ Z Z #!perl