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Re: Update or refresh nnimap buffer in summary mode


From: Neil Woods
Subject: Re: Update or refresh nnimap buffer in summary mode
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 21:37:03 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, Feb 15 2005, Rohan Nicholls wrote:

> * Can I automatically have gnus download new messages from the various
> imap accounts after a certain time period?


,----[ (info "(gnus)Daemons") ]
| Gnus, being larger than any program ever written (allegedly), does lots
| of strange stuff that you may wish to have done while you're not
| present.  For instance, you may want it to check for new mail once in a
| while.  Or you may want it to close down all connections to all servers
| when you leave Emacs idle.  And stuff like that.
| 
|    Gnus will let you do stuff like that by defining various "handlers".
| Each handler consists of three elements:  A FUNCTION, a TIME, and an
| IDLE parameter.
`----

E.g., the following lines added to your ~/.gnus will download new
messages every 10 minutes:

(require 'gnus-demon)
(setq gnus-use-demon t)
(gnus-demon-add-handler 'gnus-group-get-new-news 10 t)
(gnus-demon-init)
(gnus-demon-add-rescan)

-- 
Neil Woods <address@hidden>
/* Do you ever get that feeling of deja vu? */


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