Multiple dloads of old mail

RESOLVED INVALID

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minor
RESOLVED INVALID
11 years ago
11 years ago

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(Reporter: dhorner, Unassigned)

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Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.12) Gecko/20080201 Firefox/2.0.0.12
Build Identifier: New Mail identification

How do email packages know what is old mail? If i go to a new machine or reload tbird it dloads ALL mail on the server. Some times if i reopen it next day it redloads all mail it did before. How does it know what new mail is?


Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. reload tbird or other mail package
2. once or twice a year a email prog will dload each letter twice
3.


Expected Results:  
Just want to know why packages can tell new email from old ( previously dloaded mail)
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Updated

11 years ago
Keywords: mail1
It keeps a record of the ids of the mails it has seen, panacea.dat iirc.

->INVALID as this was no bug report.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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