[Dovecot] OT: Looking for a robust IMAP client

Jose Celestino japc at co.sapo.pt
Tue Dec 16 16:26:29 EET 2008

Words by Timo Sirainen [Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 08:17:11AM +0200]:
> On Mon, 2008-12-15 at 12:45 -0500, Stewart Dean wrote:
> > Is there a simple robust IMAP client to replace Pine (which I *think* is 
> > no longer supported)?  GUI or TTY session?
> Pine and Alpine are about the only clients (besides webmails) that can
> open a mailbox without downloading every single message's headers at
> startup. So they're probably the only clients where you can quickly open
> a huge mailbox and start deleting messages. I wish there were more
> clients that worked like that.

Mutt also has header caching. Just compile it with

  --enable-hcache         Enable header caching

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