Re: [NTLK] Electronic mail

From: Kostas Theofilis <>
Date: Sun Aug 17 2008 - 00:29:40 EDT

On 14 Aug 2008, at 14:43, RedJazz wrote:

> So, I've investigated a bit and found out, that in theory using mail
> on 1.x systems would not be so complicated anyway. All that is
> needed is a package that would replace the OS code in the In and Out
> boxes to establish a PPP and TCP connection, and from there it would
> be relatively simple to talk to a POP, IMAP or SMTP server for
> sending and receiving ASCII data. How hard can it possibly be when
> there is all documentation freely available on the Web?

Writing a TCP and a PPP stack for NOS 1.x would be really difficult
given the limitations of the OS and the limitations of the hardware.

And also a bit pointless, if i may add :-)


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