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Re: Gnus and offline Email


From: Filipp Gunbin
Subject: Re: Gnus and offline Email
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:34:24 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (darwin)

On 14/11/2016 11:07 -0800, Eric Abrahamsen wrote:

> Filipp Gunbin <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> A less popular, but working way is to download mail via IMAP as you
>> would do via POP.  Like that:
>>
>> [...]
>
> Interesting. So, for my own information, this basically creates a
> one-way sync with your mail server? What happens if, say, you delete a
> message locally, then sync again? Will it replace the message, or is it
> a "blind" one-way sync?

It just downloads mail from the server, deleting it there, and puts it
locally according to your select methods settings.

That's not how IMAP is usually used, although I find it useful, because
I try to keep by inbox (local & remote) clean.

Filipp



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