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Re: Gnus and offline Email


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Gnus and offline Email
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 09:20:12 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Filipp Gunbin <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

Interesting -- thanks for that.




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