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This is a program somewhat similar to biff or xbiff for unix boxes. The
difference is that while biff watches a mailbox file (like Sabot on the
Amiga), Artemis connects to your POP3 mailhost via TCP/IP and queries how
many mails you have waiting.
biff was developed a long time ago by the BSD programmers at Berkeley
University in California. They named the program after one of authors' dog
because it had a habit of barking when the mailman came. Continuing this
tradition I named my program after one of our cats, Artemis. :-) No, Artemis
doesn't meow at the mailman. :^)
The biff story is at http://lab.housing.fsu.edu/Pages/didyou_biff.html.
· AmigaOS 2.04 or higher (V37)
· Any TCP/IP stack
· Monitors mailbox via POP3.
· Works with AmiTCP/AS225/Inet225/Surfpack/mlink.
· Displays AppIcon showing mailbox status and contents.
· Displays requester/beeps screen/plays sample when new mail arrives.
· Doubleclicking AppIcon opens requester with a "Get mail" button.
Artemis 1.0 (27.04.96)
· Initial release
· Uploaded to ftp.netnet.net but never appeared on aminet!?
Artemis 1.1 (06.05.96)
· Byte count is formatted in bytes/kilobytes/megabytes
· Shows number of mails and bytes in About window.
Also the TCP currently in use is shown here.
· The icontext wasn't updated if new mail arrived two times in a row.
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