[maemo-users] Limit the email client to a x period

From: Andre Klapper aklapper at openismus.com
Date: Tue Jan 12 23:17:32 EET 2010
Am Dienstag, den 12.01.2010, 14:43 -0600 schrieb Kahlil Johnson:
> Hi I submitted this bug which I wonder if there is any interested
> beside mine to support. The request for a feature to limit the amount
> of email retrieved from the maemo client.
> Most people dont need all our Inbox and specially on a mobile client,
> not even the header. So my request is for a tool that allow me to have
> a 1 month/week inbox that I can retrieve from IMAP or POP.
> I am not sure if this is possible at all because I am not a guru of
> the email system or how it works but the goal is to just be able to
> check the latest email without waiting too much for the client to
> recieve all the updates or store any of them.

At least for IMAP, the next Maemo5 update (not yesterday's 1.2009.44-1)
will by default download/show 250 messages and have a button in the
one-folder view to "Download more messages" (or something similar like
that, I don't have my N900 around right now to check).

Hope that helps,

Andre Klapper (maemo.org bugmaster)

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