[Pdx-pm] IMAP -- May meeting in 2 weeks

Roderick A. Anderson raanders at acm.org
Thu May 1 07:40:52 PDT 2008

Seven till Seven wrote:
>   Wed. May 14th, 6:53pm at FreeGeek -- 1731 SE 10th Ave.
> Speaker: Wil Cooley
> Topic:   IMAP: everything you ever wanted to do with mail except send it
> In the open standards world, centralized remote mail stores are usually
> reached through the magic of IMAP, the Internet Mail Access Protocol.
> The convenience of using common tools like grep and procmail, however,
> is lost when relocating one's mail from a local, Berkeley-style mailbox
> to an IMAP server. With a little scripting (and the right IMAP server),
> these conveniences can be regained.
> Wil will present an overview of IMAP covering the following topics:
>   o Anatomy of an IMAP server
>   o On the Wire: The protocol itself
>   o Sieve, a special-purpose scripting language for mail filtering
>   o Scripting on-line mail processing with Perl

Wow!  I wish I could make it.  Will presentation/notes be put up for 
viewing?  And since this was posted in the Perl Mongers list can I 
assume there will be Perl code involved?


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