Kwallet, Kmail and Gmail.

Derek Broughton derek at
Sun Mar 29 02:14:16 UTC 2009

Lisi Reisz wrote:

> On Saturday 28 March 2009 22:51:44 Derek Broughton wrote:
>> > I think that the most practical is IMAP, the only drawback for me is
>> > that Kmail has some performance problem. I dont know if its just with
>> > Gmail.
>> It's really a matter of preference.
>> IMAP leaves all the mails ON the gmail server (not necessarily a bad
>> thing - now you have an offsite backup), POP downloads everything to your
>> system.
> Not necessarily true.  There is a setting on the POP3 page in GMail to
> archive everything after it has been accessed by POP. 

Ah, right.  Forgot about that.  :-)  That's an extra thing that GMail does
that isn't part of the actual POP3 interface.

> So I have the advantage (to 
> me) of an offsite and searchable archive of all my email, and all the more
> recent stuff on my desktop in KMail, which I find more convenient to use
> than GMail.  The best of both worlds. :-)


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