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Re: emacs 22.2 with gmail POP


From: Alexandru Cardaniuc
Subject: Re: emacs 22.2 with gmail POP
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 20:36:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:

> Alexandru Cardaniuc <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:
>>
>>> Alexandru Cardaniuc <address@hidden> writes:
>>>
>>>> Hi All! I managed to set up Gnus with gmail IMAP. Now I am trying
>>>> to set up it with POP, but unsuccessfully. Can anybody who uses
>>>> gmail with POP share their .gnus file customizations?
>>> Emacswiki has a whole page on this:
>>> http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/GnusGmail
>>> I just used the instructions for Thunderbird and set it up like any
>>> other pop client.
>>> What particular problem are you having? Joel
>> OK, so I insert the following into my .gnus file:
>> (setq mail-sources '((pop :server "pop.gmail.com" :port 995 :user
>> "address@hidden" :password "secret" :stream ssl)))
>> And I get the error in the buffer line:
>> Mail source (pop :server pop.gmail.com :port 995 :user
>> address@hidden :password ******** :stream ssl) error (stringp).
>> Continue? (yes or no)

> The argument to the :password keyword should be nil, or the keyword
> should be absent, so that it can prompt you for your password. Try
> that instead of entering your password in the config. What version of
> Emacs and what version of Gnus are you using?

I tried that and I still get the same error.

Mail source (pop :server pop.gmail.com :port 995 :user
address@hidden :stream ssl) error (stringp).  Continue? (yes or no)

I am running Emacs 22.2 with gnus 5.11


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