[Dovecot] OT: best linux imap client for dovecot

Mauricio Tavares raubvogel at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 21:12:06 EET 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 1:37 PM, Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi> wrote:

> Basically:
> 1) Online mode: Don't download all message headers at once at startup.
> If I open a mailbox, I'm seeing only about 20 messages on screen. That's
> all it needs to download. When I scroll the message list, download more
> as needed.
      I see I am not the only one who finds the way TB does it odd, to
say the least.

> 3) Don't download message attachments when I open the mail.
      Yes! If I want to see the attachments, I will tell it when I am
ready. Otherwise, just mention they are there.

> 4) When I actually am downloading a larger attachment or doing some
> other long running operation, don't block the UI or anything. Create a
> new IMAP connection if needed.
      And have that new connection for this long download thingie.

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