7stud -- wrote:
> Tadeusz Bochan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm trying read my email from BT Yahoo cos they seem to have withdrawn
>> their archive facility recently.
>> 
>> However, when I try the following, it just hangs forever :
>> 
>> loginid=%w{myuserid mypass}
>> pp (imap = Net::IMAP.new("mail.btinternet.com",587))
>> pp (imap.capability # or imap.authenticate("LOGIN",*loginid))
>> 
>> Seems to connect ok, but then NUTTIN !
>> 
>> Any suggestions please ?
>> 
>> (or does anyone know why Yahoo pulled the plug on their archive option
>> ?)
> 
> 
> I don't know what BT Yahoo is, but do you pay a yearly fee?  As far as I 
> know, Yahoo! does not allow access to their mail servers unless you pay 
> them--although I think some international versions do allow free access 
> to POP3 mail servers.
> 
> http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071029185456AAWGQAK

Thanks for the reply. I do pay a yearly fee, and BT Yahoo is just a UK 
branded version of Yahoo (BT=British Telecom)
I can access and read my mail using Net::POP3 by the trouble is that I 
can only read my Inbox. Wit IMAP, I should be able to read other 
mailboxes.
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