Inserting Images in KMail

Mark Greenwood fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Tue Mar 3 22:19:53 UTC 2009


On Tuesday 03 March 2009 22:10:35 Chris Jones wrote:
> > Hi,
> 
> >
> >
> > OK I don't understand. You don't get 20MB of mail in a day, surely?  
> > Are you saying you leave all your mail on the server all the time?  
> > Having my mail locally is utterly crucial, so I can work offline if  
> > I'm on site and there's no net access. Why would you choose to leave  
> > it on the server? I honestly didn't know people still did that.
> >
> 
> Clearly you don't access your email from more than one machine ? 

No need, I have one of these modern machines that I can take with me, a laptop I think they call it ;)

Anyway, enough of this, don't want mailboxes filling up with banter.. :)

Mark

> If  
> you did, then downloading your mail to that machine (i.e. using the  
> POP protocol) is extremely inconvenient, as once an email is  
> downloaded it can only be read on that machine.
> Leaving your email on the server (i.e. imap) is the solution in this  
> case, as then the same mail is available everywhere. CHanges you make  
> in one place are automatically sync'ed with the server and thus  
> available everywhere.
> 
> Personally, I use IMAP for this very reason. I access my email from  
> many different locations and machines. I don't mind getting the odd  
> html email from family and friends, and the odd work contact. But if  
> everyone on a high usage mailing list, like ubuntu, used html email it  
> would significantly increase the size of my mail folders. This is why  
> html is generally banned on most mailing lists.
> 
> cheers Chris
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