dave.g4ugm at dave.g4ugm at
Wed Oct 7 09:38:30 CDT 2020

I think that is possible. I am sure the code I wrote, in nasty VB6 would
listen for an SMTP connection and then forward it VIM and then to the
internet. I will go and have a look.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tomas By <tomas at>
> Sent: 07 October 2020 15:29
> To: dave.g4ugm at
> Cc: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
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> Subject: Re: Mail
> Hi,
> Yes, I did find documents on VIM, but there is also the API to the PO to
> consider.
> In the Lotus cc:Mail developer kit, do you think there is enough stuff to
> together a "reverse client" -- an app that gets mail from a modern email
> provider using POP/IMAP/whatever it is?
> /Tomas
> On Wed, 07 Oct 2020 16:16:52 +0200, <dave.g4ugm at> wrote:
> > Thomas,
> > This API connection for cc:mail is Lotus VIM, vendor independent mail
> > except only lotus every implemented it. Somewhere I had some code that
> > would interface to VIM but I have no idea where it is now.
> > I think it listened for a local SMTP connection and then sent it via
> > cc:mail. I think the idea was that you could use OUTLOOK Express to
> > handle "mailto:" urls and then deliver them via cc:mail.
> > I probably still have the API documents but they also still appears to
> > be some on the IBM web site.
> > Dave

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