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Re: [VM] VM is awesome (was vm-save-buffer) (Hugo Geir)

From: Kurt Hackenberg
Subject: Re: [VM] VM is awesome (was vm-save-buffer) (Hugo Geir)
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:27:23 +0000 (UTC)

Uday Reddy  <address@hidden> wrote:

>> It might be good to have a second IMAP client, or an option to the
>> existing one, that doesn't keep a local copy of the IMAP folder.  Of
>> course, it should use IMAP's ability to fetch only message headers,
>> without bodies, to generate the summary.  I think it would only have
>> to fetch one message body at a time, when the user looks at it.  It
>> could cache, in memory, about the last three or so messages.
>You can set `vm-imap-max-message-size' to 0 to avoid loading message bodies.

So, what, VM still keeps a local disk copy of the folder but puts only
headers in it?  Which would mean that variable is the maximum size of
the body, not the whole message?

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