[Alpine-info] Dumb beginner's question
chappa at u.washington.edu
Mon Jan 17 19:38:35 PST 2011
On Wed, 12 Jan 2011, Ole Jacobsen wrote:
:) But: Suppose I have an inbox full of "important stuff". Is it possible
:) to tell alpine to get all the messages and their attachments BEFORE I
:) start reading them instead of that happening on a message by message
:) basis as I start from the top? The way it works now is painfully slow.
Yes, you have to set up a maildrop. This makes Alpine transfer messages
from the remote server to a local mailbox. When you read it directly
locally it will seem fast.
I have information on how to set up a maildrop in my web page at
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