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Subject:POP goes the Internet (Was Easy Access) From:Steve Fouts <sfouts -at- ELLISON -dot- SC -dot- TI -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 20 Sep 1994 08:23:35 CDT
Steve Fouts said:
> (2) POP is Post Office Protocol
Then, Karen Kay said:
|} Sometimes, when dealing with Internet providers, POP stands for Point
|} Of Presence.
So I says back to her, I go:
Good point. When dealing with just about anyone, for that matter, Post
Office Protocol will probably be referenced as pop3. That is the current
rev level of the protocol standard.
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