document IMAP fetch_by_chunks preference workaround for Thunderbird and Exchange as well as Thunderbird and Gmail and finally Thunderbird and certain IMAP servers (like gmx, we've had a few reports of this) i.e. synthesize the knowledge here: * gmail may or may not have fixed the bug but google recommends turning it off as an "IMAP enhancement" http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=78892 * http://getsatisfaction.com/mozilla_messaging/topics/attachments_become_invalid_when_downloaded_using_thunderbird#reply_1389914 * If you are using IMAP as your mail protocol, change: mail.imap.fetch_by_chunks mail.server.default.fetch_by_chunks * bug 92111 (not sure if this an Exchange bug or a Thunderbird bug, my guess would be both) to false by following instructions here: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=858335&start=0&st=0&sk=t&sd=a * http://kb.mozillazine.org/Entire_message_fetched_when_opening_a_IMAP_message * http://kb.mozillazine.org/IMAP:_advanced_account_configuration * bug 390795 attachments corruption for IMAP account (truncated due to estmated/incorrect RFC822.SIZE even though server is not MS Exchange)
more links that would be helpful to read before writing the article * http://support.pa.msu.edu/howto.php?id=126 * http://www.laurenwood.org/anyway/2011/02/word-2010-and-thunderbird-3/
7 years ago
Knowledge Base article requests are now being tracked in the Knowledge Base forums. This bug has been transferred to this forum thread: https://support.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/forums/knowledge-base-articles/66
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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