Moving pop, imap and smtp koslaves from kdebase to kdepim

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at
Tue Jan 6 10:09:11 GMT 2004

On Monday 05 January 2004 23:44, Marc Mutz wrote:
> On Monday 05 January 2004 19:37, Ralf Habacker wrote:
> <snip>
> Those three slaves are not at all "basic". From at least KDE 2.2 where
> KMail was made to use these slaves instead of it's own smtp (and pop?)
> implementation, these slaves were used in connection-oriented mode
> unlike almost any other "basic" ioslave. Those two/three slaves share a
> metadata protocol to perform certain special commands whose application
> end is only implemented in KMail. The same goes for kio_nntp, which
> isn't even used by knode, and is probably completely non-functional by
> now.
> Summary: If you want to cleanup KDE's structure, move nntp, smtp, pop3,
> and imap (in order of increasing urgency) to kdepim/kioslaves.

After looking the source I thought, that they could be used for generic 
applications which like to receive or send mail for administrative or other 
purpose ? If not so I cancel my objectivies. 


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