[kde-linux] Subscription vs Local Subscription in KMail

Paulo J. Matos pocm at soton.ac.uk
Thu Oct 9 15:34:57 UTC 2008

Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Wednesday 08 October 2008, Paulo J. Matos wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am moving from KDE3 + Thunderbird to KDE4 + KMail.
>> I have a GMail account which I want to access through IMAP, but keep the
>> messages also in the server. However, I also want to have a local copy
>> of them all. I think this is achieved with disconnected IMAP so I set up
>> KMail for dIMAP, now what's the difference between subcription and local
>> subscription of folders?
> My guess is that a local subscription only applies to this one client, while a 
> normal subscription probably applies to all clients connecting to that 
> account.
> Though you will probably want to ask on kdepim-users (the KDE PIM user and 
> support mailinglist) to make sure.
> Cheers,
> Kevin
> P.S. yes disconnected IMAP is doing exactly what you want, i.e. having all 
> mails locally and on the server and synchronizing changes between

Thanks, I will try to get further details from kde-pim (sorry for
posting here, didn't know kde-pim ML existed)

Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at soton.ac.uk
PhD Student @ ECS
University of Southampton, UK

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