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Re: Email on Emacs and Gmail 2 step verification

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Email on Emacs and Gmail 2 step verification
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:31:22 -0800 (PST)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Saturday, 19 January 2013 09:44:37 UTC+8, Brian Maguire  wrote:
> I have been trying to set up Gnu Emacs 23 for reading and writing email.  
> I've tried both Wanderlust and Gnus and my first problem is getting either to 
> work with 2-step verification.  I can get into imap if I turn 2 step off, but 
> I really don't want to do that.
> So, can emacs be made to work as a mail reader with 2-step verification and 
> if so how?
> Thanks for any help.

There is no 2-step authentication in IMAP.  I think you need to generate an 
"application specific password" to continue using IMAP after you enable 2-step 
authentication in Gmail.

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