From: John P. Looney (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Wed 16 Feb 2000 - 15:31:51 GMT
On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 03:18:34PM +0000, Colin Whittaker mentioned:
> John P. Looney stated the following on Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 02:58:08PM +0000 :
> > On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 02:46:20PM -0000, Ricardo Letosa mentioned:
> > IMAP rocks. If you are exporting mail directories over NFS, and someone
> > wants to read mail 1083 in their mailbox, the whole mailbox is sent over
> > the network. If a mail is deleted/moved to another mailbox, the changed
> > mailboxes have to be sent over the network. IMAP gets rid of all this
> > messing around.
> Using MailDir style mailboxes on the nfs server gets you the same
Ok. If you open a mail with a 10MB attachment, it'll only download the
mail part, until you try and open the attachment ?
Anyway, with IMAP, you can leave the IMAP port open to the world, and
check your company/college mail from home, if you are brave enough, and
still have server-side folders, which POP doesn't give you.
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