[Spambayes] Hotmail Confusion

spambayes at xo.mailshell.com spambayes at xo.mailshell.com
Sun Dec 7 21:30:27 EST 2003

Oh I have Outlook 2002, you probably came in on the conversation late.

The problem is I can send and receive my hotmail account just fine in Outlook 2002, but for some reason Spambayes will only process spam one manually selected email at a time.

>From Mark Hammond <mhammond at skippinet.com.au> on 7 Dec 2003:

> > thanks for trying. Meanwhile let me ask this-- let's say I
> > only had a hotmail account that I view the normal way,
> > through the web browser. Will one of Spambayes' configuration
> > work with a web-based email account?
> You would be out of luck.  For SpamBayes to work, you must user either a
> mail server that works with your version of Outlook, or a mail-server
> that
> supports the standard 'pop3' protocol.  What this means in reality is
> that
> you need to use Outlook 2002 to use SpamBayes with hotmail.
> Mark.

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