Chuck Guzis cclist at
Fri Nov 20 20:24:44 CST 2015

On 11/20/2015 04:58 PM, Pete Turnbull wrote:
> On 20/11/2015 19:39, Eric Christopherson wrote:
>> I'm considering doing something that actually downloads my Gmail
>> content locally and keeps it in sync periodically, but I haven't
>> really looked at what's necessary for that.
> You could use fetchmail to snarf it and any IMAP server to make it
> available as you like - I use UW imapd, which is pretty lightweight.

I do that with both gmail and yahoo mail.  Yahoo only offers IMAP for 
free, not POP.  That's okay--except when you have a connectivity issue 
with Yahoo and your mail vanishes until it returns.

Yahoo offers POP, but I believe that they want their palm crossed with 
silver for it.  True?


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