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Hotmail integration C#

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Hi,

Is it possible to read and send emails using hotmail with C#? Not the POP3 method please. Are there some kind of windows live mail api for us to do that?

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As far as I know, there is no API for Windows Live Mail except for managing your contacts.
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hi ong-hh,

i think ms already ditched httpmail protocol so it is not applicable anymore and from the results of some googling. Ms is using a protocol known as deltasync now but info on it is very minimal.

hi djjaries,

that what i thought so too but i have seen customised hotmail clients like mbox mail :
http://fluentfactory.com/mboxmail/

so it kept me wondering how they did it.
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Well, there is a protocol because a website can access the info too. It just is not (publicly) documented.
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dijaries was right about no api to do this and this answered my question.
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