March 15, 2007 9:46am CST
what is this IMAP protocol in internet?
15 Mar 07
IMAP, the Internet Message Access Protocol, is a newer protocol that has advantages over POP and that may, one day, replace POP. IMAP can download e-mail, delete mail from the server, or simply ask if there is new mail. IMAP improves some of the shortcomings of POP. For instance, it defines how a client program asks a mail server to present available mail. It also allows you to create and manipulate mail folders or mailboxes on the server, delete messages, and search for certain parts of a note or an entire note- all without downloading mail from the server to your PC.