Yet another kmail mystery

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Feb 15 21:17:41 UTC 2007

Lantiero Zenesi wrote:

> On 15/02/2007 at 09:13, Donn wrote:
>> It seems when an app "looks for mail" gmail takes this as the mail being
>> actually delivered and so when I go to kmail to do a "check in" no email
>> is forthcoming. :(
> Damn, you might be right: gmail is so peculiar.
> If fact there's no way to set gmail to download your new mail if you've
> left it on the server.

Indeed, I think I read that on their website.

> And more, if you use their SMTP, you might not see your post to a mailing
> list. It is as if, when they get it back, they already know you've got
> your copy on their site and won't bother to forward it.

I've heard that - it doesn't seem to be (always) true in my case.  Most
times I get the emails, sometimes I think not but I haven't actually delved
into it.
> Are you using gmail SMTP?


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