[maemo-users] Diablo's Modest/Email

From: kenneth marken kemarken at broadpark.no
Date: Mon Sep 8 23:06:40 EEST 2008
On Monday 08 September 2008 22:01:36 Gary wrote:
> Mark wrote:
> > Um, no, maybe it's one of those "ugly hacks", but viewing just the
> > headers is possible with POP3. Also, telneting to pine gives the
> > equivalent functionality *without* any hacks.
> Perhaps with some mail clients but it's not part of the RFC. IMAP, on
> the other hand, was designed with resource limitations in mind. It
> sounds like the majority of your experience with IMAP is as an end user.
> If you were a sysadmin of a mail server, for example, you might
> reconsider your position. I'm not trying to argue rather than suggest
> that there are many sides to an issue and it's unfortunate that you've
> not had a positive experience with a protocol due to some issues that
> probably could have been resolved if you worked it through with your
> mail server admin and/or the client developers. Again, we don't all have
> the time for such things but if you want a positive experience with a
> slightly buggy product, please voice your opinion constructively and
> your efforts will help not only you but the rest of the user base.
> On that note, I love where Diablo's going. No more flashing!

and yet, header downloading works in modest, but deleting mails of servers 
dont. so what is the ugly hack now? color me confused...

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