Re: Using Pop3 component to check for junk mail

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Subject: Re: Using Pop3 component to check for junk mail
Posted by:  Remy Lebeau \(Indy Team\) (re…@lebeausoftware.org)
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010

"Joe Gabriele" <SOR…@TOO.MUCH.SPAM> wrote in message
news:8473D1E917B7E340SOR…@TOO.MUCH.SPAM...

> This Junk folder, I find, is only accessible if I log into my Hotmail
> account
> with my web browser. My Indy based application can't see it.

That is because the POP3 protocol itself cannot see it.  It only has access
to the main inbox.

> is there a function or method in the Pop3 component that will check
> for mail in the Junk folder.

No, because the POP3 protocol does not support what you want.  For advanced
folder management, you have to use IMAP instead.

--
Remy Lebeau (TeamB)

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Using Pop3 component to check for junk mail posted by Joe Gabriele on Sat, 17 Jul 2010