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Receiving mail message line by line using Tclient Socket

Posted on 2004-08-02
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Hi

My question is the same as in title.
The problem is that i can connect to my mailbox ('+OK POP3 ready') but mail server doesn't accept and respond with '+OK' why I'm sending command 'user someuser' .
Any ideas.

My example:
(...)

var
s:string[30];
p:pchar;

begin
        s:='user someuser'#0;
        p:= @S[1];
        ClientSocket.Socket.SendBuf(p,length(p));


Thank you in advance.
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Question by:Murdoc
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by:Murdoc
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No answer so i will increase pints to 100. Hope i t will help :)
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gmayo earned 100 total points
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I think you may be missing some protocol characters... the mail server needs to know where each message begins and ends, as sockets are raw data. For example if you send "Hello world" followed by "Goodbye" the text received at the other end would be "Hello worldGoodbye". A quick Google suggests that each command should be followed by CRLF but there may be more to it than that.

http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1939.html

Example:
s:='user someuser'#13#10#0;

Geoff M.
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by:Murdoc
ID: 11702933
Hi

You we're right qmayo. Really thanks for your help.

It suppose to be:      s:='user someuseri'#13#10;

Regards.
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