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Re: Background mail transfers



On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 08:01:20PM +0100, Barry Samuels wrote:

> So I suspect that having chopped off Fetchmail's download leaving half an
> e-mail I subsequently re-booted into OS/2 and downloaded the mail.  This
> would have then deleted the mail from the server so that the next time the
> mail server was checked using Fetchmail the e-mail as mentioned above was
> no longer there.

Fetchmail shouldn't have noticed that - all it works with is the mailbox
at your ISP.  If the message was being downloaded and the connection
went away it should just drop what it had got on the floor.

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