Re: pop client for postfix.
- On 11/12/2012 05:55 PM, John Hinton wrote:
> A really good use for POP is for more sensitive email situations, suchIf the information in an email is sensible, then it should be encrypted.
> as legal, medical or financial. Some of our users want it 'off' the
> server soonest. But yes, IMAP is more the standard these days. We allow
> either using Dovecot. POP is faster, after a mailbox gets large. POP
> reduces online storage use and is easier to back up. There are
> advantages for some users and all administrators. So, to me, long live
> POP but we do encourage our users to set up their accounts using IMAP.
If sensible information is transfered unencrypted then stored for a
while unencrypted on a server storage, then you can't really know who
has had access to it, can you?