[Alpine-info] Dumb beginner's question
geoff at QuiteLikely.com
Thu Jan 13 05:35:18 PST 2011
On Thu, 13 Jan 2011, Dan wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jan 2011, Matt Ackeret wrote:
>> maybe alpine already does what you want if you use POP (eww)..
> Being stuck with POP3, I can confirm that Alpine downloads the full
> messages, not just the headers, from the outset. But this makes for
> _slow_ mailbox opening.
Maybe then you might want to use fetchmail to download messages via POP3
and Alpine can read it from the local inbox.
I used to do this and it worked very well for a long time.
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