[Gambas-user] Gambas and gmail

T Lee Davidson t.lee.davidson at gmail.com
Tue May 10 23:38:43 CEST 2022

On 5/10/22 12:57, Benoît Minisini wrote:
> Hi,
> Apparently, Google will stop supporting POP3 / IMAP protocol with login/password authentication from next month (1st June), for 
> "security" reasons - the real reason being the NSA wanting to know who you really are I guess.
> So I will now be forced to definitely drop Gmail before the end of the month, and I write this mail to warn everyone, and to be 
> sure not to forget.
> I know some people will be happy. :-)

They're simply switching from allowing authentication via login/password to requiring authorization via OAuth 2.0 which, as I 
understand it, is more secure. (And, Thunderbird is capable.)

Not to worry, Benoît, I'm fairly certain the NSA already knows who we are ;-)


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