From: Ian McDonald (no email)
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 05:18:44 EST
Unfortunately for me, I think that my client (the Mail::IMAPClient perl
module) only supports LOGIN.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Siemborski" <>
To: "Ian McDonald" <>
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 7:45 PM
Subject: Re: Preserving flags, and their global nature
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Ian McDonald wrote:
> > So central is this requirement to my helpdesk application, that I'm
> > considering storing all the passwords in plain text in order to do just
> > :( :( :(.
> Administrative users can authorize as any user they want without needing
> the user's password (sort of like root can su to whatever userid it
> You just need a SASL mechanism that supports authorization (basically, all
> of them except LOGIN and CRAM-MD5).