[sylpheed:30337] Re: junk filtering not automatic

Seth Kurtzberg seth at cql.com
Wed Nov 1 03:22:50 JST 2006

I guess I must be missing something in this discussion.  Every web mail implementation I've dealt with is just an HTML wrapper around IMAP.

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 13:12:25 -0300
Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez <rnsanchez at wait4.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:02:49 +0100
> Stefaan A Eeckels <Stefaan.Eeckels at ecc.lu> wrote:
> > > Sounds like a catch 22.  If it's not well-supported in sylpheed,
> > > the number of sylpheed IMAP users will continue to be small.
> > 
> > IMAP would typically be useful to people who want to access their
> > mailbox from a number of systems that are geographically distant and
> > linked through slow links, or have an OS that has a non-network based
> > GUI. 
> Believe me, you don't want to use IMAP on slow links (where slow is up to or
> slower than ISDN).  Webmail perform much better in these situations, even
> with all the intrinsic overheads.
> -- 
> Ricardo Nabinger Sanchez     <rnsanchez@{gmail.com,wait4.org}>
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