Timothy Murphy wrote:
> What exactly do you mean by "keeps the mail on the server"?
> Am I really misunderstanding how IMAP works, or what it does?
looks like it...
with IMAP, the email is kept on the mail server, and the client requests the
email as needed. this makes it easy to move from machine to machine. When you
set up a new email client, you automatically have access to all your existing
it looks like you're trying to have physical access to the actual email files,
instead of simply requesting the email that you need, and leaving the others
on the server.
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