[maemo-users] Diablo's Modest/Email

From: Riku Voipio riku.voipio at movial.fi
Date: Thu Sep 11 14:42:53 EEST 2008
Mark wrote:
> You are so incredibly wrong. My point was that yes, an ARM system is
> definitely capable of running either an IMAP or a POP3 server, and
> that storage and network bandwidth would be much more of a factor than
> the system processor. Clearly, the ARM systems you're referring to are
> NOT general-purpose computing devices, but special-purpose imbedded
> devices.
Not true. Many people use them as general purpose servers.

> The point is that ultimately, IMAP 1) ALWAYS uses more storage than POP3 
Not true.

> 2) Ultimately doesn't save any network bandwidth over POP3. 
Fully depends on usage pattern.

> Any assertions to the contrary *deliberately* ignore the overall picture.
The big picture appears to be that you are inventing technical
details to explain your subjective experience with POP and IMAP.

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