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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Eric Wong <e@yhbt.net>
Subject: Re: New mailing list archive at https://orgmode/list/
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 03:01:44 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lfkjvjvr.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ftas5m3l.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net>

Eric Abrahamsen writes:

> Hey, that works great! It's a bit weird that it still asks for a
> username and password, I wonder if there's any way to skip that. I've
> never dealt with anonymous IMAP before -- is there anything in the
> connection process that explicitly tells us "you don't need to log on"?

The server advertises AUTH=ANONYMOUS as a capability [*], so Gnus could
detect that and send "AUTHENTICATE ANONYMOUS", I _think_.

[*] https://public-inbox.org/meta/20200610070519.18252-1-e@yhbt.net/

> Otherwise, I guess it doesn't hurt just to save a bogus
> username/password and forget about it.

Yeah, I went with that approach.  But poking around a bit in nnimap.el,
it seems another option would be

    (nnimap "news.yhetil.org"
            (nnimap-authenticator anonymous))


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-06-19  3:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-05  7:47 Bastien
2020-06-05  8:43 ` Marco Wahl
2020-06-06  8:15   ` Bastien
2020-06-05  9:39 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-06-05 10:51   ` Bastien
2020-06-05 11:24     ` Diego Zamboni
2020-06-05 14:04       ` Bastien
2020-06-05 15:47 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-08  3:29   ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-08  4:39     ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-08  4:55       ` Eric Wong
2020-06-12 16:08         ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-14  6:17           ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-18 16:39             ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-18 17:11               ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-18 17:18                 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-18 17:43                   ` Colin Baxter
2020-06-19  3:01                   ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2020-06-19  8:02                     ` Eric Wong
2020-06-19 17:37                       ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-06-08  4:47     ` Eric Wong
2020-08-14 10:39 ` mailing list archive link in FAQ Maxim Nikulin
2020-08-14 11:16   ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-08-15 20:25     ` Kyle Meyer
2020-08-17 16:01       ` Maxim Nikulin
2020-08-17 23:55         ` Kyle Meyer

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