Re: gnus losing mail?
Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Kai Grossjohann <email@example.com> writes:
>> Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>>> Alright, I got it sorted out. I'm now using the nnml backend. Here's
>>> what fixed mail for me...
>> I don't think it's necessary to switch to nnml. Everything should
>> work with nnfolder, too.
> Actually, all the docs I have seen have lead me to believe that nnml
> is the easiest to deal with, and so far that seems to be the case.
Yes, nnml seems to be a more popular backend than nnfolder. Another
popular backend is nnimap, for those who have this kind of server.
And then there is nnmaildir, which has its own advantages.
Personally, I use nnimap for some accounts and nnml for others. I've
been thinking about migrating to nnmaildir, but somehow the courage
is lacking :-|
>> Really? It should work with nnfolder, too.
> It probably does, but now I've got nnml going and I'm not inclined to
> change it now that it's working properly.
Sure. But in case people find our thread they will see that they
don't /need/ to migrate, if they don't want to. That's why I wrote