KDEPIM 4.6 prob^Wimpressions

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 21 17:13:59 BST 2011

On Wednesday, July 20, 2011 10:30:53 PM Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > So for those of us that use on-line IMAP, do we continue to do so?  And
> > what exactly happens during migration?  Is it simply Akonadi "indexing"
> > for want of a better word all our stored IMAP mail?
> Online IMAP will work similar to how it worked on KMail1.
> Where KMail1 only cached headers, Akonadi will do that and keep messsage 
> bodies for a certain time before discarding them. I think the timeout is 
> something like an hour.
> So if one opens an IMAP folder, headers for all messages are fetched
> (needed  for displaying subjects, etc). Any message which is viewed will
> be downloaded at viewing time but then be locally available until the
> cache timeout purges it. After that it has to be downloaded again.
> Once there we have proper UI for configuring cache policies, this timeout
> can  of course be manipulated, e.g. further reduced.

Thanks.  That makes it a good deal clearer.

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