[Alpine-info] Alpine and Gmail issues
mattack at apple.com
Wed Apr 28 10:57:00 PDT 2010
On Wed, 28 Apr 2010, Tim K. (Gmane) wrote:
> Hello. Why is Alpine having such a hard time keeping an open INBOX against the
> Gmail IMAP servers? If the connection breaks for whatever reason, can't Alpine
> just try to re-establish it? Is there a setting somewhere that I am missing?
> Thunderbird seems to work seamlessly even though I do realize the Gmail IMAP
> servers are flaky or they decide to close the connections for whatever
Not a 'real' answer, but Gmail's IMAP is apparently not 'real' IMAP.
Also, can you < arrow out, then > back in? That was the answer I was given
long ago for reopening a connection. (I too wish it would realize the
connection was closed due to timeout, and 'just work', or at least ask..)
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