Ok. I need some code to convert octets (such as those in a response to a LIST command from a POP3 server) to bytes (something you pass to OTAllocMem()). Can anybody help me? I really need this code. The problem is that I'm not sure if octets are a base 8 numbering, if they are the number of 8-char chunks in whatever you're talking about, and whatever they are, how to convert them.