A summary of POP mail

Robert Coelen robert at arbo.microbiol.uwa.oz.au
Wed Apr 29 19:23:05 EST 1992

In article <1992Apr28.161131.19175 at bronze.ucs.indiana.edu> gilbertd at sunflower.bio.indiana.edu (Don Gilbert) writes:
>The post office, or pop server, computer needs to run pop server software
>which is available for either UNIX or VMS computers (see below).  The
>microcomputer needs to have a client program, available for either
>Mac or MSDOS.
In addition to the UNIX or VMS pop servers there is also a popserver for 
MS DOS machines. This is the ubiquitous KA9Q program which we use to act
as a gateway for our Novell net to the internet, as well as our popserver.
KA9Q is an internal multitasker and can simultaneously act as a client,
server, and a packet switch. On a large number of FTP sites KA9Q is
resident as net-1229.arc

Dr Robert J. Coelen
Dept of Microbiology

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