Monday, April 16, 2012

note to self: imap and pop3 don't send email

only smtp does.
imap and pop3 are ways of reading email. the difference being pop3 deletes the email from the server after downloading it from the server to your computer, while imap doesn't.

neither pop3 nor imap is used to send email. for that you use smtp.
here are 2 articles:

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