Phillip Gawlowski wrote:
> 
> Student Jr wrote:
> | I'm trying to do an IMAP connection.  My first target is gmail:
> |
> | Net::IMAP.new("imap.gmail.com", 143)
> |
> | goes walkabout on line 886:
> |
> | TCPSocket.open("imap.gmail.com", 143)
> |
> | AT&T swears they are not port blocking.  My system logs are clean.
> |
> | The code for TCPSocket is compiled in, so inserting printfs is going to
> | be really painful.  Moreover, the actual error is probably a ways down
> | the stack.
> |
> | Ideas?
> 
> Have you followed (well, as much as possible :P) the instructions GMail
> provides for configuring email clients for IMAP?
> 
> When I used Thunderbird on Ubuntu 8.04 to connect to Google's IMAP, I
> had no problems.

> Write clearly - don't be too clever.


Funny what the infamous "one more look" can do.  They are using a 
different port.  This nicely deals with the immediate example 
problem--the long timeout on a bad connection is going to have to be 
handled via shelling out anyway, I guess.

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