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[REBOL] POP-3 command TOP not supported, what to do?

From: martin_rommel:mac at: 4-Feb-2001 23:02

Hello list, the implementation of the POP-3 protocol in Rebol seems not to support the command TOP which is used to retrieve only the header of an email from the server (and possibly a specified number of lines of the message, see RFC 1939). This is important if you have some big email sitting in your mailbox and only want to know the header without downloading the whole thing. Why doesn't the import-email function just have a modifier to allow only downloading the header without the content of the message. I tried to write to the open port without success (I just started using rebol last week, but already set up a very helpful little script). When telnetting into a POP-3 server it is trivial, just type "TOP 1 0" and you get the header of the first message (with 0 lines of the content). How to do that in rebol? Has anybody ever tried that? Any help is appreciated! Cheers, Martin