I’ve recently started playing with IMAP4. For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s an email protocol meant to replace POP3. This web page should give you some idea:

Anyway, I’m having some problems with it, and hope that some of the gurus here can help. Basically, I can check my email using IMAP4 (it works both with and without SSL enabled), but I can’t send email. I’m using Hinet, and my mail server is 25 (that is, my address is I’ve tried using variations on the theme, such as and, but no luck. I’m using Sylpheed as my mail client (this is a Linux box) - I guess I should try it with some other client. Anyway, if anyone else here is using IMAP and has an idea, I’d like to hear from you.

best regards,