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(keitai-l) Re: A question about email on phones in Japan

From: Bill Volk <bvolk_at_teknikcorp.com>
Date: 11/19/03
Message-ID: <01b501c3aecf$acbc7100$6601a8c0_at_bvolk>
You mean there's NO POP at the domain for the phone email address?  How
are they doing this?

Bill


-----Original Message-----
From: keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net
[mailto:keitai-l-bounce_at_appelsiini.net] On Behalf Of Curt Sampson
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 2:26 AM
To: keitai-l_at_appelsiini.net
Subject: (keitai-l) Re: A question about email on phones in Japan

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003, Bill Volk wrote:

> Is there a POP I can use ... to read emails that have been sent to my
> phone ... on a standard desktop computer.

No.

The solution I use for this is to have a special keitai address on my
domain (_at_cynic.net) that forwards the message to both my main inbox and
the _at_docomo.ne.jp address. Thus, I get a copy of every message to each.

Dealing with responses from the computer is easy; I have a role in
pine that detects mail to the address and sets the return address
appropriately.

Dealing with responses from the phone is a little more difficult.
Basically, I send all responses back to an address on my mail server
that feeds them into a script. This script removes the first line of the
body and puts that in the To: line, and then forwards the e-mail to that
address. (Well, there are some other security measures in place, too,
but I'm not going to get into those.)

This doesn't currently work for i-Shot mail, but I think I can probably
tweak it to work, and maybe even improve the i-shot mail somewhat.

cjs
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Received on Wed Nov 19 21:04:17 2003