Simple Mail Access Protocol

The Simple Mail Access Protocol (SMAP)[1] is an application layer Internet protocol for accessing e-mail stored on a server. It was introduced as part of the Courier suite, with the goal of creating a simpler and more capable alternative to IMAP.

Notable features of SMAP:

As of 2005, SMAP is still considered experimental, and is only supported by the Courier server and Cone client.

See also

External links


  1. Wang, Xiao Lei (2005). "Performance evaluations for multimedia applications over PR-SCTP" (PDF). University of British Columbia. pp. xii. Retrieved December 1, 2012.
  2. "SMAP". Retrieved December 1, 2012.
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