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[REBOL] Re: Reading POP mail

From: holger:rebol at: 1-Oct-2001 13:14

On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 07:58:16PM +0100, Matt Burns wrote:
> Thank. > > The complete script (minus the obvious user/domain details) is as > follows: > > REBOL [Title: "check mail"] > print "Content-Type: text/plain" > print "" > mailbox: open pop://user:[pass--domain--com]
On possible explanation of the problem is that the DNS settings on the machine you are running this on are different than on the machine where it works correctly. Try the following: on the machine where the command works correctly type: host in a shell window to find out the IP address of Then use that IP address in the pop:// URL instead of Another possibility is that the host where it is not working is outside of a firewall that prevents POP access to In that case you are out of luck. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]