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Re: Digital Certificates - POP & IMAP
From: "Jeremy Gaddis" <jeremy () gaddis org>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2003 23:50:07 -0500

Scott Walter writes:
When using digital certificates for secure email, why would the email protocol you use make any difference. Why does Verisign explicitly say you must use a POP client, inferring that IMAP cannot be used?
http://www.verisign.com/products/class1/index.html
"NOTE: In order to secure your e-mail with a Digital ID, you must use your ID with a POP based e-mail client."

No idea, but FWIW I use a Thawte "e-mail certificate" from
Outlook using IMAP just fine. j.
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Jeremy L. Gaddis <jeremy () gaddis org> <http://www.gaddis.org>

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