Re: A viable mutt
On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 03:55:35AM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
> Of course it is, the fact that mutt is using the network to
> download-then-upload the messages is the entire problem! Which is
> going to be
> A: Downloading 2000 messages totaling 10Mb over a 300kps connection
> then upload them to the Trash folder on a 35kps upload.
> B: Tell the server, "copy these 2000 messages to the Trash folder
> using the local system BUS oh, and mark them as deleted, thanks."
Well, I have got about 17000 messages on my server and mutt works very
fast downloading nothing of them.
I use this in my .muttrc to achieve that:
I am not sure whether the imap_user and imap_login both have to be
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