Re: Yahoo Mail API commercial contact
- I can't comment on Yahoo's position on this but the API exists to grab
the metadata and the data of a message and recreate it an application.
There are a few applications out there that use it today. webmail
for thunderbird is an example.
--- In email@example.com, "modoguru" <modoguru@...> wrote:
> From my read of the posts to this list, the upcoming Yahoo Mail API
> will not permit retrieval of individual messages for Free Yahoo Mail
> users unless the developer has a business relationship with Yahoo. Is
> that correct? Who is in charge of developing those relationships on
> the Yahoo side?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "rckenned_at_work" <rckenned@...>
> > From my read of the posts to this list, the upcoming Yahoo Mail
> > will not permit retrieval of individual messages for Free YahooMail
> > users unless the developer has a business relationship withYahoo. Is
> > that correct? Who is in charge of developing those relationshipson
> > the Yahoo side?user
> The API we'll be offering through the Yahoo! Developer Network is a
> non-commercial API. Signing up for access will allow you to build
> applications that can access a user's Yahoo! Mail account. If the
> is a free user, you'll only be able to access a limited amount ofmoment
> data. If the user is a premium user (broadband partner, Yahoo! Mail
> Plus, etc), then you'll be able to access everything.
> As for commercial terms, we don't have anything in place at the
> but we are doing some investigations. If you'd like, I can haveYes, Ryan. Please have someone get in touch with me. Best contact
> someone get in contact with you.
> Ryan Kennedy
> Yahoo! Mail
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