User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20080201 Firefox/18.104.22.168 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)
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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