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Re: [SLE] How to setup local IMAP server, and which one ? (with eventual HTTP-feature ?)
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 08:12:58 -0700
  • Message-id: <200412020812.58217.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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?


B-)

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