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Re: [SLE] How to setup local IMAP server, and which one ? (with eventual HTTP-feature ?)
  • From: "Joe Polk" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 13:43:16 -0400
  • Message-id: <20041202174252.M2220@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
So in effect, when you choose "leave copy on server" you are invoking IMAP?

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---------- Original Message -----------
From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Sent: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 11:15:47 -0500
Subject: Re: [SLE] How to setup local IMAP server, and which one ? (with
eventual HTTP-feature ?)

> Brad Bourn wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 December 2004 07:31 pm, James Knott wrote:
> >
> >>Joe Polk wrote:
> >>
> >>>I thought SuSE didn't allow standard POP3 by default. What is IMAP going
> >>>to give you different?
> >>
> >>The advantage with imap is when you've got multiple computers or mail
> >>clients. In pop, only the client that downloads it, has it available.
> >>With imap, the mail stays on the server, so that all clients can see all
> >>the messages.
> >
> >
> > But don't you then have to be connected to the server to get mail?
> >
> > e.g. using a laptop on the road where you don't have connectivity, can you
> > still look at past (old) email?
>
> You have to be connected to download mail, but some mail clients can
> work offline. With this, the messages are downloaded, while still
> connected. Then, when working offline, the messages can be read and
> out going mail is held, until reconnected.
>
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