restrict frequency of login attempts?

Andrew Morgan morgan at
Tue Apr 12 12:08:55 EDT 2005

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Michael Loftis wrote:

> --On Tuesday, April 12, 2005 10:00 AM +0200 Sebastian Hagedorn 
> <Hagedorn at> wrote:
>> In our experience this doesn't work very well, because users don't
>> understand what is happening.
> And neither do a number of MUAs (particularly those by MS, but Eudora and 
> others flip out too).  But yes, same/similar sort of experience.  Users just 
> don't get it.  They don't realise that they don't get that much email, that 
> they really are not that important, and that waiting another 4.5 minutes is 
> not going to kill them.

And for the love of god, let pop3 die.  If your users whine, tell them to 
use imap, a sensible remote mail protocol.  :)

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