[Alpine-info] "Leave mail on server"?
chappa at u.washington.edu
Wed Aug 18 12:44:16 PDT 2010
On Wed, 18 Aug 2010, David Morris wrote:
:) > Alpine does not delete the message as a result of retrieving it, it
:) > is the server that unilaterally does. Unfortunately, Alpine does not
:) > cache the message either, so using Alpine with that Pop server is a
:) > bad combination.
:) Speaking in general, it is a common feature of other POP3 UAs that the
:) mail can be left on the server.
No matter which program you use, the Gmail pop3 server will remove the
message from the server once it is retrieved. This has nothing to do with
Alpine. Alpine leaves messages in the server, the server is the one
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