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Wed Apr 20 06:56:48 UTC 2016
On 04/20/2016 08:32 AM, Daniel P. Wright wrote:
> Hello David,
>> The only thing I noticed with Gmail is that in order to work it requires
> the sender's account to toggle this setting:
>> Allow less secure apps: OFF
> That does sound unusual! Is my understanding you correctly that HaskellNet
> doesn't work UNLESS you disallow less secure apps? Or is it the other
> (more intuitive) way round? (i.e. HaskellNet is being considered a "less
> secure" app and thus being disallowed).
It's not particularly sinister...
It's is simply that IMAP/SMTP do not have authentication options that
are "secure enough" for Google. Or perhaps rather that they at least
must allow less secure authentication options per their respective
 Basically they don't enforce two-factor auth.
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