[tpop3d-discuss] an update

Chris Lightfoot chris at ex-parrot.com
Fri, 8 Nov 2002 19:03:27 +0000

On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 04:21:48PM +0000, Chris Elsworth wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 31, 2002 at 12:08:41PM +0000, Chris Lightfoot wrote:
> > 
> > I've got about half way through reimplementing the I/O
> > layer of tpop3d to support TCP and TLS in a reasonably
> > clean fashion. Hopefully this weekend I'll be able to get
> > something actually up and running, but I'm rather busy at
> > the moment, so this isn't guaranteed....
> Looking forward to it :) How's the progress?

Slow. I've been bogged down in other things. Unfortunately
the difference between the TLS and TCP semantics has
driven me to alter fundamentally the way the core network
stuff works.

> I imagine doing something like this is mostly a one-man show to avoid
> confusion, but let the list know if there's anything needs doing, I'd
> be happy to lend some time :)

TBH I don't think that the code is quite big enough for
this to be usefully a project for more than one person,
and I haven't quite finalised the design yet. But thanks
for the offer....

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