Once open, mail program forever downloads mails as long as the browser is open

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: mal, Assigned: mscott)

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Trunk
x86
Linux

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030120
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.2.1) Gecko/20030120

Once i've opened the mail client once, I can NOT stop it from checking my mail
and/or filtering them, unless I also close the browser.

This is most annoying when I leave a web page open at home, (after having
checked my mail), then go to work, where I cannot tell whether I have new mail
or not, because my home client filters them away before my work client notices
they were ever there, (IMAP).
I therefore have to manually click on folders to check whether they have
recieved any new mail.

This appears to be bad/wrong behaviour.. when I close the mail client I expect
it to cease checking/filtering mails.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run mail & news
2. Open a web page
3. Close mail & news

Actual Results:  
Check your mail elsewhere... the above instance of mozilla will still be dealing
with mail

Expected Results:  
Stopped processing mail, (or doing anything mail related... i've only got a
browser open!).

Mozilla 1.2.1
Product: MailNews → Core
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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