[ubuntu-uk] (no subject)now: my messed up emails!

Chris Rowson christopherrowson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 10:02:30 GMT 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 9:44 AM, STONE COLD <javad_ayaz at hotmail.com> wrote:
> i already have a gmail account!
>  ive always thought thunderbird and evolution would always save the email on
> my hard drive..thats why i never use it!
Not if you use IMAP rather than POP.

When you use IMAP, it downloads the headers of the email to your
machine, then downloads the message only when you want to read it. It
keeps the message on the server though, so whether you read it using a
webmail client or IMAP through your email client.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Message_Access_Protocol

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