also sprach Fabian Fagerholm <email@example.com> [2002.01.28.1635 +0100]: > Since this is a laptop-list, I'd be interested in hearing what people > use to read mail on their laptops. Reading mail on a laptop does require > that one can manage to read mail off-line as well as connected. > If you're using IMAP like me, you need to have some sort of caching or > you'll have to find a network to be able to access your messages. On the > other hand, a laptop if often not a good place for permanent storage, so > having local folders doesn't cut it. > Particularly, I'd like to hear about experiences with off-line operation > and IMAP in Evolution... i run postfix bound to localhost on my laptop even, and then use fetchmail to obtain all my mail via pop3/ssl. this way, all my mail is always local, and i don't need imap. however, i would like to add compression to this to minimize the traffic caused on the servers, so i was thinking of rsync. but the isync package looks quite cool too. can it speak imaps natively? or just the tls extension? -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck the file you need might be very useful. but now it is gone.
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