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

From: Uday Reddy
Subject: Re: [VM] VM is awesome (was vm-save-buffer) (Hugo Geir)
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2015 15:14:35 +0000

Kurt Hackenberg writes:

> >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?

Indeed. The headers are needed to generaty the summary. So they are always

It would be possible to keep only selected header fields necessary for the
summary and refetch the others as needed. But that would need some delicate
programming that I didn't have the stomach for.


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